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Construction sector records fourth consecutive month of growth

Construction sector records fourth consecutive month of growth

The country's construction sector has reported the fourth consecutive month of growth in activity in December. The Ulster Bank construction purchasing managers index came in 58.3 last month, and while this was down from the 58.8 reading in November, the index still pointed to a…
Construction activity continues to fall

Construction activity continues to fall

Another fall in new orders contributed to a sharp fall in Irish construction activity in October, while business sentiment in the sector was the lowest in nearly two years The latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers index posted 42.6 last month, up from 41.9 in…