Construction News https://www.constructionireland.ie Step Forward For New Clare Civil Defence HQ https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264335/step-forward-for-new-clare-civil-defence-hq https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264335/step-forward-for-new-clare-civil-defence-hq The development of Clare%apos;s new Civil Defence Headquarters has taken a major step forward with a key appointment. A Jada Kelly RAC Joint Venture secured a €2.7 million contract to upgrade and refurbi Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT £1.25bn Contract Gives Lifeline To H&W https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264362/1-25bn-contract-gives-lifeline-to-h-w https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264362/1-25bn-contract-gives-lifeline-to-h-w The viability of under threat Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff has been strengthened by a new contract to build Royal Navy frigates. A consortium which includes the company has won a £1.25bn contra Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT ICT Joins Design Team For Glenview Community Centre https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264337/ict-joins-design-team-for-glenview-community-centre https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264337/ict-joins-design-team-for-glenview-community-centre The proposed new community centre in Glenview, L%apos;Derry, has been given a boost following progressive discussions during a council meeting. Derry City and Strabane District Council%apos;s Health and Commun Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT Govt Urged To Honour Funding Pledge To Shannon Venue Project https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264372/govt-urged-to-honour-funding-pledge-to-shannon-venue-project https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264372/govt-urged-to-honour-funding-pledge-to-shannon-venue-project The Fine Gael government has been urged to value their funding commitment to build a major civic centre in Shannon. The Shannon Venue project has been in development for a number of years, with a vo Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT Farrans Secures Gold In Global Management Standard https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264333/farrans-secures-gold-in-global-management-standard https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264333/farrans-secures-gold-in-global-management-standard Northern Ireland contractor Farrans has been recognised for its %apos;people%apos; agenda with a gold Investors in People award. The firm was handed the prestigious accreditation in people management in recog Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT Larne Roadworks To Begin Next Week https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264371/larne-roadworks-to-begin-next-week https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264371/larne-roadworks-to-begin-next-week A series of traffic restrictions are set to be introduced in Larne over the next few weeks to support road improvement works. The A8 Ballymena Road from Pound Street junction (Belfast bound lane) fo Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT dlr Launches Landmark Solar Powered Smart Bench https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264290/dlr-launches-landmark-solar-powered-smart-bench https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264290/dlr-launches-landmark-solar-powered-smart-bench The Smart Sandyford Business District in Dublin has become the new home of a landmark smart bench. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has installed the world%apos;s first solar powered smart bench whic Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT Talks Over %apos;Fantasy%apos; NI To Scotland Bridge Slammed https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264313/talks-over-fantasy-ni-to-scotland-bridge-slammed https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264313/talks-over-fantasy-ni-to-scotland-bridge-slammed Renewed rhetoric about building a bridge linking Northern Ireland to Scotland has been slammed as a "pathetic distraction" tactic by the SDLP. Reports surfaced just this week that the UK Government i Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT New Playground Opens In South Dublin https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264292/new-playground-opens-in-south-dublin https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264292/new-playground-opens-in-south-dublin A new playground chosen and voted on by local people has opened in Palmerstown, Dublin. Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Councillor Vicky Casserly visited the site at Waterstown Park earlier th Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT Fianna Fáil Urged To Publish Housing Budget Priorities https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264315/fianna-f-il-urged-to-publish-housing-budget-priorities https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/264315/fianna-f-il-urged-to-publish-housing-budget-priorities Fianna Fáil has come under serious pressure to unveil its priorities for the 2020 housing budget. Sinn Féin representative Eoin Ó Broin TD hit out at the party%apos;s spokesperson Darragh O%apos;Brien over his Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 GMT