Budget Must Remove Blockages In Housing, Infrastructure And Education – CIF

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) stated that solving the housing crisis requires more effective coordination between industry and government in three key areas: investing in skills and R&D, enhancing infrastructure delivery and removing barriers to sustainable housing delivery. This statement followed the CIF’s official pre-budget meeting with the Minister for Finance and officials earlier today. […]

Delays With Apple Data Centre Demonstrates Problems With Planning System – Justin Molloy

The function of our planning system is to regulate our built environment in the interests of the common good and in line with our planning legislation. Using a hierarchy of planning guidelines and policies, that have gone through a public consultation process, we produce a series of development plans and guidelines that determine what we […]

Construction Industry Federation Statement On Housing Action Plan

The Construction Industry Federation has welcomed Minister Coveney’s Action Plan for Housing after the strategy was approved at cabinet level today. CIF Director General, Tom Parlon said: “There is widespread agreement that the housing supply shortage is a major challenge facing Irish society.  Today’s strategy is a welcome step in addressing this challenge of unlocking […]