Imagining how Ireland can build on the new possibilities ahead

Creative energy was in the air at the recent CIF Southern Construction Summit at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork, with discussions on developing technology, the prospects of green energy and the use of data to help solve the housing crisis

Kelly Gartland, marketing manager UK & Ireland, Etag Fixings Ireland; Tamas Borodi, regional manager, OpenSpace; Elizabeth Price, sales manager, OpenSpaceMichael McGrath TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform; David Purdon, technical director, Autodesk Division, Diatec Group; Clare Cashin, construction law partner, Philip Lee; Ger O’Leary, chairman, Construction Industry Federation of Ireland, Cork Branch, and Simon Crowhen, sales manager, Topcon Positioning IrelandPictures: Maura Hickey