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Home To Work – Eoin Darby is the owner of Darby & Associates Chartered Quantity Surveyors based in Dublin

CIF Jobs 08/03/2017

EoinOne of the major challenges facing the construction industry over the next three years is the lack of skilled personnel available to complete the regeneration of Ireland’s built landscape.

There is an estimated shortage of 112,000 people in the industry, with a shortage of experienced architects and engineers at all levels.

As well as engineers and architects, skilled craftspeople are desperately needed – the number of skilled craftspeople working in Ireland in 2015 was 48,900, but an additional 36,000 skilled craftspeople (including apprentices) will be needed by 2020. See DKM report.

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Home to Work – Paul Flynn on returning to Ireland

CIF Jobs 07/03/2017

FlynnPaul Flynn, Commercial Director at Lincoln recruitment sits down with CIF and talks jobs in Ireland, opportunities with the help of Lincoln and upon returning home as well as the GAA Talent Referral Scheme that allows Irish emigrants to leave their legacy abroad after returning home to Ireland.

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Member Focus: a fitting tribute for buildings old and new

CIF Jobs 06/03/2017

DermotCollierFrom humble beginnings in 1991, acol ltd has grown to become one of Ireland’s leading building restoration services and facade cleaning company. CEO and Founder Dermot Collier tells us how the company has earned a reputation for excellence and stepping into projects at critical junctures.

Acol’s first contract was for window repairs at Crumlin Hospital. The company was then asked to clean walls at the hospital and from this first contract, Acol has since grown into one of the Ireland’s most successful building restoration and façade cleaning specialists.

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