Entries by Sherlock Recruitment


Construction Safety Week – Awareness

At the beginning of the week, construction workers across Ireland set down their tools for one minute to take a moment to think about the importance of construction safety both on and off site. This marked the beginning of Construction Safety Week 2017, an initiative of the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee (CSPAC). Construction Safety […]

Tall Buildings Height Restriction Change

Current height restrictions on tall buildings in cities in Ireland has weakened our ability to respond to the housing crisis that we are experiencing today. In order to start making changes to this, the height restrictions must be reconsidered. By doing this, it will combat to the increasing growth of urban sprawl and the decrease […]

World Green Building Week – Net Zero Buildings

As this week is World Green Building Week, we feel it is important to discuss the concept of Net Zero Carbon Buildings and the World Green Building Council’s ambitious aim to achieve 100% Net Zero Buildings by 2050. The campaign for zero carbon emission buildings has accelerated in recent years as the impact of climate […]

Construction Industry Trends 2017

At Sherlock Recruitment, we like to keep an eye on some of the major Construction Industry Trends each year. In 2017, we have noted that there has been a significant increase in activity present in the industry however a prominent skills deficit in certain sectors has caused shortages in the supply of labour. Below we […]


Stay Safe on Construction Sites with this Guide

Working on construction sites can be dangerous if the right precautions are not put into place. It is in both the employee’s’ and employer’s best interest to take every precaution in order to mitigate these risks present. Sherlock Recruitment have compiled a list of safety guidelines that we believe should assist in injury prevention should […]

The Celtic Phoenix Rises: Irish Construction Sector Growth

All the indications are positive for the Irish Construction Industry, as the sector shows strong signs of recovery following a difficult period. The re-emergence of the Irish Construction sector is helping drive Ireland’s economy, and fuel this Celtic Phoenix. The Celtic Phoenix is a term that’s been coined to describe the recent upsurge in Ireland’s economy. Like […]