What’s next for construction in Ireland?

At the Construction Industry Federation’s DigiCon 2019, the emphasis was firmly on the sector’s future, writes Aisling Moloney

23rd June, 2019
From left: David Purdon, Autodesk; Dave O’Reilly, SORD; Aaron Brophy, HP Enterprise; Paula Thornton, CPAS; Ger Higgins, Kingspan, Group; Maeve McKeown, HP Enterprise; Phil Clapperton, Magnet Networks; Patrick O’Donovan, Minister of State, Department of Finance and Department of Public Expenditure and Reform; Sarah Murphy, managing director of Business Post Events & iQuest; Brian Glancy, head of BIM Strategy, Kingspan Group; Mark Fagan, Topcon; Sean Downey, director, Specialist Contracting, CIF; and Enda O’Coineen, Kilcullen Kapital Partners Pictures: Maura Hickey

‘I come from a family where construction was the bread and butter.” That was the opening statement by Patrick O’Donovan at the Construction Industry Federation’s DigiCon 2019. The minister of state responsible for public procurement sported a vivid green tie for his welcoming address at Croke Park, admitting that as a Limerick man he was getting used to Croker.

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