CIF’s South East Construct celebrates resilience and anticipates ‘exciting times’

The first in-person conference for the Construction Industry Federation in two years had a twin focus of planning and development, and construction in the south-east

Tony Larkin, Director of Services, Economic Development & Planning, Wexford County Council, Frank Kelly, President, Construction Industry Federation, Ian Fewer, Managing Partner, FHP Architects, Mark Murray, National Growth and Development Programme Manager - Asset Delivery, Irish Water and Kevin Lynch, Assistant Director/Senior Planner, Southern Regional Assembly. Picture: Maura Hickey

A full two years since their last in-person conference of this kind, the Construction Industry Federation’s South East Construct began with an address from Councillor Seanie Power, deputy mayor of Waterford city and county. “It's been a trying time for the construction industry,” he said, “in particular due to the pandemic and Brexit playing havoc.”

Councillor Power went on to praise the industry for its resilience, and predicted “an exciting time” ahead.

Taking place on ...