This report presents an analysis of house building activity levels in the first months of 2017.

BAM is taking Corporate Social Responsibility to a whole new level, writes Joanna Kiernan

BAM Ireland, one of the country’s largest construction businesses, is making a positive impact on local communities through its “Enhancing lives” programme. The programme, which is part of BAM’s strategy for 2016 to 2020, aims to add real value to communities through partnership.


The CIF Western Region Gala Ball took place on Friday evening last (28/04/2017) at the Westwood House Hotel in Galway City after a break of eight years.

Money was raised on the night for the RNLI and the Croí Heart & Stroke Charity by over 200 members of the Construction Industry.

This Worker's Memorial Day, CIF Director of Safety and Training Dermot Carey, reflects on the progress our industry has made in health and safety and the constant need for companies to adapt their approach in an ever-changing working environment.



Tim Murphy, Safety Advisor with BMD & Co Ltd  in Cork, got the conversation started on suicide awareness with staff across the county with the help of 'Breaking the Silence'. The group from Cobh specialise in holding talks that focus on raising awareness on suicide and the campaign reached around 500 staff in Cork. With the success of the campaign, Tim mentions 'if we could do one thing nationwide it would be to continue the conversation and get the message out there that it is ok to talk about mental health'.