Irish construction sector can offer ‘certainty’, Simon Harris tells emigrants in UK

The further education minister visited London to meet with construction companies and workers

The government wants to attract some construction workers back to Ireland. Picture: RollingNews.ie

Ireland needs to woo construction workers back from places like London to help the country hit its housing targets, Simon Harris has said.

The Fine Gael further education minister used a visit to the UK capital to highlight efforts to attract young people to a career in construction while also ensuring Irish workers abroad feel able to return to Ireland.

It comes as he announced a €750,000 campaign to boost recruitment in the sector and ...