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Atlantic Bathrooms Monksland for a bright clean interior

Since Atlantic Bathrooms opened its doors in Monksland Retail Park Athlone during the summer, it has been going from strength to strength.

Free training scheme for construction workers in restoration of stone buildings

The Traditional Building Skills Training Scheme (TBSTS) is a pilot programme being run by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in conjunction with four local authorities.

More and more people turn to revolutionary new roofing system

Help is at hand for those leaking roofs

The past three months of unusually prolonged high winds accompanied by heavy rain have exposed faults in roofing right across the country. Traditional roofs just cannot cope with weather extremes.

Quality location, build, and fittings in Upper Newcastle homes

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Built circa 2008, Nos 65 and 65A Upper Newcastle are attractive two storey semidetached homes located just opposite the main entrance to NUIG with easy access to both NUIG and UHG, two of Galway’s largest institutions, and within 10 minutes’ walk of Galway city centre. Both properties are large, bright, and spacious with well proportioned rooms offering very comfortable modern accommodation. The fit out is high quality, and designed for low maintenance.

Plans to use Irish produced timber for developing improved forestry products

Researchers at NUI Galway have begun designing high quality forestry products through the use of innovative engineering technologies. The research project will be spearheaded by Dr Annette Harte, a senior lecturer of civil engineering and member of the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway. The first stage of this new initiative, with an estimated cost of €500,000, is to create a database that will list details of all recognised properties of Irish produced timber. The next step will be to re-engineer the timber in order to create products with enhanced strength and durability.

Appeal to older people to help build a green house

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Who wants to help me to build a green house? Not a greenhouse for plants, a green house from 100 per cent natural and sustainable materials, for people to live in. I have the skills and the designs, but I need help to build the project. The task has become too great for this grandfather of four to do alone. I'm appealing especially to older people, although young enthusiasts are very welcome too. The project needs the knowledge and skills from life experience and also youthful vigour and enthusiasm. On the plus side young and old volunteers will learn skills such as thatching, stone building, cob building, coppicing, and hedge laying.

Beat the recession with Deal Done’s free tiling workshop

Deal Done Tiles in Kilkenny is offering free DIY tiling workshops to help enterprising homeowners to save money and do their own tiling this New Year.

New Year's sale at Kilkenny Tile Store

The annual sale is now on at Kilkenny Tile Store in Irishtown. There are great bargains in wall and floor tiles, some even at 70 per cent off.

Pre-Christmas offers at Kilkenny Tile Store

Tiling before Christmas? At Kilkenny Tile Store in Irishtown, there is a large selection of wall and floor tiles in stock at all times, which are ready to take home on the day.

 

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