Building Equality

CIF International Women’s Day Celebration

10th Mar 2022 Photos and video recording now available Many thanks to everyone who attended our celebration of International Women's Day on March 9th. There were so many great discussions and comments on the day that it's impossible to quote them all. Luckily, we have a recording of the event which can be...

Construction will need more women to meet future needs

9th Mar 2022 Federation make their remarks as number of women in industry reaches new high watermark of 14,400 One in four construction jobs added in 2021 went to women The construction industry will need to entice more women into the sector to meet its future needs, the Construction Industry Federation has...

International Women’s Day Event | 9th March

24th Feb 2022In the most recent CIF survey of the construction industry in Ireland, women made up just 8.49% of those working in the sector. As a nation, we faced many challenges throughout the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, this was especially true for many women who were forced into care giving...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Fiona Cormican

2nd Mar 2021 As part of the #BuildingEquality Campaign, Fiona Cormican, New Busines Director at Clúid Housing, shares her story:I was lucky enough to grow up in a household where gender was not a predetermining factor of any life choices. My Mum was a very dynamic and enlightened woman and my Dad bought me...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Joanne Cluxton

26th Feb 2021 As part of the #BuildingEquality Campaign, Joanne Cluxton, Group HR Manager with Mercury, shares her story as a woman in construction.My journey working in HR began when I completed a BSc in Human Resource Management in DIT Angier Street . I start working with Mercury in 2007 as a HR...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Nancy Sweeney

26th Feb 2021 As part of the #BuildingEquality Campaign, Nancy Sweeney, BCAR Manager, Glenveagh Properties, shares her story as a woman in construction.My interest in the Construction Industry was sparked by a field school trip to the Giants Causeway which eventually led me to begin my career in the...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Mary-Catherine Greene

26th Feb 2021 As part of the #BuildingEquality Campaign, Mary-Catherine Greene, Program Manager, Glenveagh Properties, shares her story as a woman in construction.As far back as I can remember I’ve always loved engineering, figuring things out, making things – helped along by Lego no doubt! Thinking...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Leanne McLoughlin

25th Feb 2021 As part of the #BuildingEquality Campaign, Leanne McLoughlin, Health and Safety Operations Manager, BAM Contractors Ireland, shares her story as a woman in construction.My introduction to the industry was through an admin role for a company who supplied and installed products to the...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Emma O’ Gorman Wall

25th Feb 2021 As part of the #BuildingEquality Campaign, Emma O’ Gorman Wall, Chief Operations Officer/Director, Crown Roofing & Cladding Ltd, shares her story as a woman in construction.I joined the family construction business after graduating from college having worked for a few years working in...

#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Aoife Gilheany

16th Jun 2020 As part of the #BuildingEquality 2019 Campaign, Aoife Gilheany, H&S Manager at SONICA , shares her story as a woman in construction.Why did you choose a career in construction? I studied Environmental Health in college and I was very drawn to the Health & Safety, and Building...