Construction Ireland Construction Directory
Time and date
CONSTRUCTION DIRECTORY
Share this page
Construction News
09/06/2023

Muirhevnamor Community Centre Upgraded With New Extension

Construction News Image
Muirhevnamor Community Centre in County Louth has been improved with the opening of a new extension.

A ceremony was held yesterday, Thursday 01 June, to mark the launch of the 2,200 square foot extension. Built by Hillside Contracts Ltd at around €500,000, the project will provide a shared space for the ongoing work by Muirhevnamor Community Council.

The centre provides training courses for lifelong learning, youth leadership programmes, drug and alcohol rehabilitation meetings as well as acting as a hub and social meeting place for the local and wider community.

-- Advertisement --

Speaking at the opening, Chief Executive of Louth County Council, Joan Martin said: "The facility provided by this extension will allow Muirhevnamor Community Centre to be a focal point for cross community engagement and be of great benefit to the people of Dundalk and the region. It is a beautiful shared space that will be at the heart of reconciliation between our communities."

It is envisaged that this extension to the community centre will act as a cross community and cross-border shared space, providing a significant public amenity for the people of Dundalk and facilitating further reconciliation between the communities on this island.

The project has been supported by the European Union's PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special European Programmes Body (SEUPB) and supported locally by Louth County Council and Louth Local Community Development Committee (LCDC). Match-funding has been provided by The Executive Office in Northern Ireland and the Department for Rural and Community Development in Ireland.

Latest Construction News

19/07/2024

Gas Networks Ireland's June Gas Demand Report indicates that overall gas demand fell by 3% in the first half of 2024 compared to the same period in 2023. During the same period, gas was the primary source of electricity generation, accounting for 43 per cent compared to wind’s 36 per cent. In the ...
19/07/2024

David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd is set to commence upgrade works on the Gowran Regional Water Supply Scheme on behalf of Uisce Éireann. The €12 million investment in key upgrades to the drinking water supply in Gowran, Goresbridge and Paulstown will significantly improve water security, ...
19/07/2024

Education Minister, Paul Givan, has expressed his approval of the Executive's decision to advance the Strule Shared Education Campus project to the contract award and construction phase. The Strule Campus, set to open in September 2028, is a ground-breaking project that will offer a ...
19/07/2024

Herring Bridge, built by BAM Farrans JV for Norfolk County Council, has been awarded Road Bridge of the Year at the inaugural NCE Bridges Awards. Herring Bridge, Great Yarmouth's Third River Crossing, is a major national infrastructure project aimed at reducing traffic congestion, enhancing ...
19/07/2024

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson, Eoin Ó Broin TD, has stated that the Government's "actions and inactions" are increasing house prices. Mr Ó Broin made the comments as the CSO reported house prices increasing by 8.2 per cent in the last year and the Department of Housing reported the delivery of ...
19/07/2024

VIVO Defence Services and its primary supply chain partner, Henry Brothers Construction, have celebrated a topping-out ceremony for their £6 million project at Gamecock Barracks near Nuneaton. A significant milestone has been achieved in the construction of the new facility for the Explosive ...
19/07/2024

Alliance DAERA Minister, Andrew Muir, has expressed his gratitude towards the NI Executive for supporting the 37-point Lough Neagh Report and Action Plan. Minister Muir said that the approval is the first step on a journey towards the long-term rehabilitation of water quality in the lough. He had ...
19/07/2024

Infrastructure Minister, John O'Dowd, has urged the local community to share their views on the proposed active travel scheme connecting Crumlin and Glenavy. The Department for Infrastructure is holding a public engagement event on Tuesday 30 July, from 2 pm to 8 pm at St John's Hall, 3 Lurgan ...
18/07/2024

Almac Group has announced that it is now sourcing electricity from a newly constructed wind farm in County Tyrone. The company, which is based in Craigavon, has said the Murley wind farm will help it cut emissions from electricity consumed at its HQ by over 95 per cent. Almac has signed a 15-year ...
18/07/2024

Local contractors, CivCo Ltd, have commenced work on the new £4 million Maghera Public Realm Scheme. Supported by funding from the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund and Mid Ulster District Council, the public realm initiative will transform the town centre by introducing new paving, upgraded ...
Materials Market LtdToner Damp Proofing SuppliesScannell Safety ServicesACCON UK LtdOliver Crampton & Sons LtdMCR GroupDC Heat Pump ServicesTower Gardening & Tree ServicesReisser IrelandSanctuarysynthetics at Grassland
Terms and Conditions
2024/07/20 11:47:39