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Galway experiences fifty-six per cent fall in house building compared to 2014

Housing construction in Galway has fallen by 56 per cent in the first four months of 2015 when compared to the same period in 2014, while planning applications have risen by 23 per cent year on year.

Galway sees rise in planning applications and commencements in 2014 but growth in residential construction sector slows down

2014 saw Galway record an increase in planning applications of 3% and commencements of 45%, while nationally, the residential construction sector in Ireland experienced mixed fortunes as the rate of growth fell sharply in the last quarter of the year according to the latest edition of the National Housing Construction Index.

Mayo sees continued recovery in residential construction — National Housing Construction Index

The National Housing Construction Index compiled and issued by Link2Plans shows Mayo is continuing to experience a recovery in the residential construction sector with the project commencements increasing and planning applications only down slightly in the first eight months of 2014. When compared to the same period in 2013, project commencements in Mayo are up more than 60 per cent while the number of new planning applications are down by just around one per cent.

So Cow - the long road to The Long Con

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YOUR TWENTIES are not necessarily the best years of your life, certainly not the years between 25 and 29. In a city, your 20s become an extended adolescence, but after the parties and the wildness is over, you reach a crossroads of ‘Thirty is on the horizon - what the hell am I going to do with my life?’

Mixed fortunes for residential construction sector in Mayo

The National Housing Construction Index compiled and issued by Link2Plans has revealed mixed fortunes for Mayo in the residential construction sector.

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Planning applications down but building work up in latest property figures

The number of home building projects started in Mayo in the first four months of 2014 has increased by a huge 206 per cent on figures from the same period in 2013.

Horan shakes up Mayo attack for Roscommon showdown

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James Horan sprang a surprise with the team he announced for Sunday’s Connacht semi-final against Roscommon this week when he opted to hand Conor O’Shea his first championship start at centre-half-forward alongside teenager Diarmuid O’Connor who will be making his second championship start after making his debut against New York at the start of last month.

Back to normality and back to the club scene

With all the furore, excitement, and stories from my recent visit to New York for the start of the Connacht championship I did not leave many column inches for the most important part, the match. It was amazing the amount of Mayo supporters who expressed concern to me before the team departed from Dublin for the Big Apple. I was regularly asked if they would win in New York, and the number of times I heard “they’ll hardly mess up, will they?” made me snigger to myself. Supporters were concerned after the performance against Derry in the League semi-final, but you were dealing with three in a row Connacht champions and double All-Ireland finalists here against a bit part team made up of a sprinkling of average county players and mostly of average club players. The result was never in question, but it took until the last kick of the game when Enda Varley goaled to seal my prediction of Mayo winning by at least 20 points. New York’s so called bigger players, Brendan Quigley and Ross Wherity, completely faded into obscurity as they were overwhelmed by Seamus O’Shea, Jason Gibbons, and Donal Vaughan. It was a difficult game to watch and even more difficult to talk about as New York had 13 men in their own half for long periods to basically try to keep the score down.

Tougher test expected this time against Derry

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Cillian O’Connor remains the one injury doubt for Mayo from those who were available for selection last weekend for Sunday’s Allianz National Football League semi-final in Croke Park. The Ballintubber attacker, who had to leave the action after just 10 minutes in Elverys MacHale Park last Sunday, may not make it back into the starting line-up for this weekend’s game. The team is due to be announced at some stage today (Friday, April 11).


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