CIF News

Construction SMEs excluded from public sector contracts

6th Sep 2019 Small and medium Irish businesses are excluded from securing public sector contracts by multiple barriers. Currently, SMEs account for 99% of businesses in Ireland but smaller companies deliver less than 33% of public sector projects. A CIF report identified several barriers militating against...

Southern region economy suffering from lack of infrastructure investment

6th Sep 2019 75% of CIF members are not confident that infrastructure projects will materialise in their regions The Southern region of Cork, Limerick and Waterford has seen several essential road projects delayed over the past 18 months. The CIF is warning that the slowdown in investment threatens growth in...

DIY SOS – The Big Build Comes to Ireland and Tipp Family need Your Help

13th Aug 2019 'DIY SOS - The Big Build' will see a deserving family facing hugely difficult personal circumstances get a significant home makeover to help improve their quality of life. Irish viewers will be familiar with the hit show from the UK, where the DIY SOS team there have been helping families &...