Alliance of Specialist Contractors Association (ASCA)

Welcome to the Alliance of Specialist Contractors Association website. We are the umbrella group representing subcontractors, specialist contractors and suppliers within the construction industry in Ireland, including the Master Painters and Decorators of Ireland.

Utilising our national network with offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway we serve members throughout the entire country.

Our essential services to subcontractors are delivered by our own dedicated team of trained and qualified national executives combined with our experienced professional consultants. This brings a unique expertise to bear when dealing with members interests and concerns.

We deliver expert, effective, practical advice on a one to one basis on issues of the day as well dealing with the following matters:

  • Getting Work
  • Getting Paid
  • Contractual Advice
  • Prequalification
  • Bonds
  • Insolvencies
  • Insurances
  • Individual Company Targeted & Focused Training Programmes
  • Employment Legislation
  • Representations
  • Contract Disputes Resolution & Advice and Guidance
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • General Management
  • Business Networking With Potential Clients

With our proven track record, particularly in today’s challenging climate , of delivering effective results to real problems we are recognised as being the cost effective management , training and advice resource which provides in-depth analysis of issues affecting the profitability of subcontracting companies.

Our telephone direct service is also available through our regional office network where members can make immediate contact to a dedicated executive in their region.

In addition to the above we are the organisation representing subcontracts at national level and are responsible for lobbying Government at the highest level on issues that affect subcontractors.

We encourage you to look through our website and learn more about how we can help you and your business.

ASCA President: Danny Murphy, Highway Markings Ltd.

ASCA Member Trade Associations

  • Alliance of Specialist Contractors Associations (ASCA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Master Painters and Decorators of Ireland (MPDI) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Plastering Contractors Association (PCA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Roofing & Cladding Contractors Association (R&CCA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Floor Covering & Tiling Contractors Association (FC&TCA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Formwork SubContractors Association (FSCA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Insulating Contractors Association (ICA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Irish Association of Demolition Contractors (IADC) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Irish Window Association (IWA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Joinery Manufacturers Association (JMA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Master Glaziers Association (MGA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • National Association of Scaffolding & Access Contractors (NASAC) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • National Furniture Manufacturers Association (NFA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Road Safety Marking Contractors Association (RSMCA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Roof Manufacturers & Suppliers Association (RM&SA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Sheet Metal Manufacturers Association (SMA) Secretary – Gillian Ross
  • Irish Mobile Crane Hirers Association (IMCHA)

Members wishing to avail of the services offered, or potential members wishing to join the Association, please contact the following:

Director: Specialist Contracting – Sean Downey, [email protected]

Executive: Specialist Contracting – Gillian Ross – [email protected]

Administrator: Specialist Contracting – Jennifer Nisbet-Daly – [email protected]

General Queries: [email protected]