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New information available on the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI)

Hi folks, the Revenue Commissioners asked us to let you know that they have new information available on the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI).

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Home Renovation Tax Incentive Scheme (HRI) – Budget 2014

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, presented the Irish budget for 2014 on Tuesday, October 15th. Amongst the items announced in the budget was the introduction of the new Home Renovation Tax Incentive Scheme. The idea of the Home Renovation Initiative … Continue reading

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80,000 Jobs Posted on Tradesmen.ie!!

Hi folks, yesterday we exceeded 80,000 jobs posted on Tradesmen.ie since we launched the website in June 2008.  Based on the value of the jobs posted the potential value of this work to tradesmen and to the Irish economy is … Continue reading

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How to get quotes from tradesmen iIlustration

Hi folks, recently we created a “How to get quotes from tradesmen” illustration.  The illustration talks about a customer who wants to get quotes for an extension to her home and how she goes through the process of posting the … Continue reading

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Volunteers Wanted for Inner City Dublin Project

Hi folks, volunteers wanted for the Upstart park project beside Dominic Street during the month of August.  Upstart is a charity, working with Dublin City Council, BID, OPW and other organisations, to transform a derelict Dominick Street site into a … Continue reading

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Digital Media Internship

Hi folks, we are delighted to announce that we have a position available for a digital media intern.  The intern will gain practical experience in planning / implementation of marketing campaigns focused on the Irish market. Digital online marketing strategy … Continue reading

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Digiweb External Attack

31/7/2013 20:29PM The issue with the Digiweb network has been resolved. We will be reviewing all options once service is restored. 31/7/2013 6:07PM Hi folks, our website has been affected by an attack on the Digiweb network,  they are working … Continue reading

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Will Stricter Building Regulations Improve Building Standards in Ireland? PART I

PART I of III The Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (the “Regulations”) were signed into law in April of this year by Phil Hogan, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government.  The new measures will be effective from 1 … Continue reading

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Will Stricter Building Regulations Improve Building Standards in Ireland? PART II

<< Continued from Part I.  The Code of Practice (yet to be released) will be very important and I hope it will require that professionals are on site at certain key stages of the build such as when pouring concrete.  … Continue reading

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Will Stricter Building Regulations Improve Building Standards in Ireland? PART III

<< Continued from Part II.  In a similar way when we carry out a new build, extension or renovation, we should do as much research as possible and get the advice of as many professionals as possible to ensure the … Continue reading

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