John Fahey

Construction activity continues to fall in February

Construction activity continues to fall in February

Activity in the Irish construction sector continued to fall in February, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index. The index posted 45.3 in February, slightly lower than the 45.8 reading in January. A figure below 50 indicates a decline in activity. According…
Construction activity falls sharply in November

Construction activity falls sharply in November

Construction activity fell sharply again in November as new orders declined at an accelerated pace, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index. The index reveals that job shedding intensified during the month in line with reduced workloads, and firms lowered their input…