Crane Hire Ltd  played an integral role in the recent refurbishments at the home of Cork GAA, Páirc Uí Chaoimh.




Pensions are an essential part of an employee’s overall remuneration package and they are an important recruitment and retention tool, especially as certain positions become more difficult to replace. Pensions are also seen as a tax efficient way for employers to offer higher benefits to attract new or retain key employees, but as well as providing pension cover for employees, employers should also look at the benefits of providing cover for their employees in cases of sickness or injury. 


“The current housing shortage is the result of a decade of underinvestment in the housebuilding sector compounded by an infrastructure deficit and a market failure in finance for homebuilders. Currently housebuilding, outside Dublin and Cork, cannot attract finance at viable rates so activity is and will continue to be permanently depressed.  If house-building only occurs in urban areas over the next decade this will fundamentally unbalance the country further; Dublin will continue to congest and regional economies will be undermined.

Brendan Crowley of AIB Finance & Leasing outlines the current financial landscape faced by the Construction Sector.

AIB provide a comprehensive range of services to personal, business and corporate customers in our target markets and have leading market shares in banking products in the Republic of Ireland. AIB’s business has been restructured in recent years with the aim of becoming a customer focused, profitable and lower risk institution, well positioned to support economic recovery in Ireland while seeking to generate sustainable shareholder returns.


EURES was established by the European Commission as a co-operative network to facilitate the free movement of workers within the 28 EU countries plus Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.