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Cranewatch highlights the Dublin-rural divide

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

7th April, 2019

It has emerged that fewer than a dozen cranes are located on building sites outside Dublin, 11 times less than the amount in the capital.

Just seven cranes are on sites in Cork city, with two each in Limerick and Galway, according to figures from construction consulting giant AECOM and the Constructions Industry Federation. That compares with 123 cranes on building sites in Dublin.

The figures highlight the huge disparity of activity in the construction sector across...

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