Construction Ireland Construction Directory
Time and date
CONSTRUCTION DIRECTORY
Share this page
Construction News
08/02/2019

FG Urged To Prioritise 'Critical' Garda Projects In Sligo

Construction News Image
The Fine Gael government has been urged to prioritise two "critical" Garda station projects in Sligo.

Fianna Fáil TD for Sligo-Leitrim, Marc MacSharry, has called for additional capacity to be provided at the Tubbercubby station, with space available adjacent to the current south Sligo station.

Deputy MacSherry also expressed serious concerns that no timeline has been provided for the delivery of a new Garda station in Sligo, despite the purchase of a site.


He said: "The situation is totally unacceptable. As per usual, Fine Gael are all about the photo calls and the high profile announcements, but when the media leave, there is no follow on action and no real progress. I am calling on the Minister and Fine Gael to prioritise these critical projects in the interests of our community. We know Minister Ross manages to prioritise his voters in Stepaside which Gardaí admitted was not a priority at the Public Accounts Committee, but the people of County Sligo are ignored by his Fine Gael colleagues."

(CM/JG)

Latest Construction News

16/08/2019

The development of a new multi-million pound Students' Union at Queen's University Belfast has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a Newry-based building contractor. Felix O'Hare will build the new centre on the site of the original facility, due to be completed in the 2021/2022 acad
16/08/2019

Plans are moving forward to build a new urgent care centre in Limerick. The Vhi SwiftCare Clinic within City Gate House in Raheen Business Park would provide walk-in medical care for minor injuries and illnesses within an hour. A planning application has been submitted for the development, which
16/08/2019

National electricity grid operator EirGrid Group has strengthened its senior team. Former manager at ESB Smart Energy Services, Michael Mahon has joined the company as the new Director of Grid Development and Interconnection. In his 20 years working for ESB, Mr Mahon has accumulated significant l
16/08/2019

A £900,000 programme of sewerage works in Ballykelly, County Londonderry, is on track to be substantially complete by the end of week. The Sewerage Improvement/Flood Alleviation works on Main Street are two weeks ahead of schedule. Pipe laying work is now complete with some final work still to b
16/08/2019

A Labour Senator has issued a call for more innovative measures to promote the use of electric cars to the public. Dublin representative Catherine Noone has highlighted a number of ways to increase accessibility of green alternatives to travel. They include the introduction of 'green taxi ranks' r
16/08/2019

Road works are set to take place in Lisburn from next week. The £100,000 investment will see Lisnagarvey Drive resurfaced and reconstructed from Monday 19 August until late September. When complete, the surface of the road will be strengthened and improved. Road users should expect some delays
15/08/2019

A meeting has been held to discuss progress on plans for a graduate-level medical school at Ulster University's Magee campus in Londonderry. Following discussions with the permanent secretary of the Department of Health, Richard Pengelly, local Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion remains confident every
15/08/2019

A new 377-home apartment complex is moving forward in Finglas with contractor John Paul Construction. The construction firm is working with Tribal Developments to deliver the project as part of the existing Charlestown Development. It involves building six new apartment blocks over the operationa
15/08/2019

Northern Ireland contractor GRAHAM has secured a major education project in Milton Keynes, England. The firm has been appointed to deliver a £40 million secondary school, creating 1,800 new school places for 11-16 year olds. The new Watling Academy will also serve the Western Expansion Area (WEA)
15/08/2019

Significant progress has been made on structural remediation works at schools constructed by Western Building Systems across Ireland. The programme, which will deliver repairs at 40 schools, has seen work move forward on the first phase of the project. This includes some 22 schools. Permanent en
insuremyvan.ieFlynn Crane HireIrish Crane & Lifting LimitedHeight Platforms LtdSwords Auto [Traffic Management]ODonohoe Water Well DrillingPortakabin (Ireland) LimitedBlackrock Glass LimitedNorspaceBOLTSANDNUTS.IE
Terms and Conditions