Meeting construction skills and labour demands in the mid west

Meeting construction skills and labour demands in the mid west

Pictured above is Joe Leddin, Paul Patton (LCETB), Michael Joyce, Eimear Brophy (LCETB) attending the TUS Afternoon for Employers at the Strand Hotel. Picture Brendan Gleeson Upskilling and training opportunities were the focus of the Mid West Construction Skills...

If it was up to me: Kevin O’Rourke

If it was up to me: Kevin O’Rourke

Kevin O’Rourke is Chair of Healthy Homes Ireland, a new forum to advance a greener and healthier living environment in Ireland’s homes. Supported by the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) and VELUX, it is led by a steering group of leaders in construction,...

Women in construction: Aoife Gilheany

Women in construction: Aoife Gilheany

Equal Measures: An insight into a career in construction from a woman’s point of view Aoife Gilheany is Head of Health and Safety at Sonica. She has worked in construction for six years First job in the industry? I began as a Graduate Health and Safety Officer with PJ...

Addressing the skills gap when faced with a talent puddle

Addressing the skills gap when faced with a talent puddle

What in previous years has been a large talent pool of skilled construction labour, this year has turned into a ‘talent puddle’, says Ferdia White, business director of Dublin-based Hays recruiting agency. Moreover, the skills gap in Ireland’s construction gap is...