Construction News http://www.constructionireland.ie Carty Contractors To Recommence Sewer Rehabilitation Work In Sligo http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233632/carty-contractors-to-recommence-sewer-rehabilitation-work-in-sligo http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233632/carty-contractors-to-recommence-sewer-rehabilitation-work-in-sligo Carty Contractors is to restart sewer rehabilitation work in Sligo after it was suspended in November last year. Sligo County Council and Irish Water are investing €1.3 million in the scheme which wi Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Work Continues On Two Social Housing Projects In Co Kilkenny http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233639/work-continues-on-two-social-housing-projects-in-co-kilkenny http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233639/work-continues-on-two-social-housing-projects-in-co-kilkenny Construction work on two social housing projects in County Kilkenny is continuing. The homes which are being developed by Oaklee Housing will provide 30 new homes, nine bungalows in Moneenroe and 21 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Older People Urged To Apply For Winter Fuel Allowance http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233634/older-people-urged-to-apply-for-winter-fuel-allowance http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233634/older-people-urged-to-apply-for-winter-fuel-allowance Fianna Fáil is urging older people living in Ireland to apply for the Winter Fuel allowance before the deadline on 15 September. The Department of Social Protection has agreed for the allowance to be Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Work To Begin To Flush Watermain Network In Dundalk http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233674/work-to-begin-to-flush-watermain-network-in-dundalk http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233674/work-to-begin-to-flush-watermain-network-in-dundalk Work is to start to flush the watermains network in Dundalk, Co Louth. Residents living the area may have reduced pressure or discolouration during the works, according to Irish Water. The work will Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Safety And Quality Of Drinking Water In NI Remains High http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233668/safety-and-quality-of-drinking-water-in-ni-remains-high http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233668/safety-and-quality-of-drinking-water-in-ni-remains-high The safety and quality of drinking water in Northern Ireland remains high, according to a new report. The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), which is responsible for regulating drinking water quality Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Council To Host Event Over Plans For New Play Park In Belfast http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233642/council-to-host-event-over-plans-for-new-play-park-in-belfast http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233642/council-to-host-event-over-plans-for-new-play-park-in-belfast Belfast City Council is to host a public information event on updated plans for a new park and playground in Belfast. The development is to be located between Old Golf Course Road and Upper Dunmurry Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Quinn Automatic To Develop Two Play Parks In Co L%apos;Derry http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233641/quinn-automatic-to-develop-two-play-parks-in-co-l-derry http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233641/quinn-automatic-to-develop-two-play-parks-in-co-l-derry Quinn Automatic has scooped contracts to develop two play parks in Co L%apos;Derry. One of the parks is to be developed in Ballymagroarty and the other will be in Kilfennan. Both schemes form part of the Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Chief Executive Of Eirgrid To Step Down http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233672/chief-executive-of-eirgrid-to-step-down http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233672/chief-executive-of-eirgrid-to-step-down The Chief Executive of Eirgrid is to step down at the end of this year to join National Grid UK. In his new role, Mr Fintan Slye will run the firms UK gas and electricity System Operator business. C Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT Power NI To Increase Prices By 5.6% http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233578/power-ni-to-increase-prices-by-5-6 http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233578/power-ni-to-increase-prices-by-5-6 Electricity firm Power NI has announced it is to increase its prices by 5.6%. The price rise will come into effect on 01 October. The firm said the increase is due to increases in the costs of produ Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT SF And SDLP Slam Council%apos;s Decision Over Hillview Development http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233573/sf-and-sdlp-slam-council-s-decision-over-hillview-development http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/233573/sf-and-sdlp-slam-council-s-decision-over-hillview-development Sinn Fein and the SDLP have slammed a decision by the Belfast City Council to build a retail-only development in north Belfast. The Council passed a proposal to develop the building on the Hillview s Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT