She built that

Construction has long been dominated by men. But the industry is working hard to change that - and to show young women what viable career options exist, from painting and decorating to sales to project management

10th March, 2019
Sally Jean Doherty, first year apprentice joiner carpenter with Sisk: ‘We’re working maybe eight months on the job doing practical stuff and then we get called to college and put the work into theory’

Once again, the skylines of Ireland’s major cities are dotted with cranes. We’re back building. An increased demand means the construction industry is under pressure for talent. And, with half the country’s workforce still in the minority in the construction industry, women are being cried out for.

So, where are the women who build? And what is their experience of getting ahead in an historically male-dominated industry? Efforts including...

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