Vital that construction sector remains open in north west

A Sligo Councilor has urged everyone in the construction sector to do everything in their power to ensure that the sector continues to operate during the Covid-19 pandemic.


All home building will resume today, with the easing of some level 5 restrictions.


Non-essential construction works have been closed since January 8th and will start re-opening on a phased basis.



The Construction Industry Federation believe only up to 12,000 homes will be built this year due to the sector’s shutdown – much lower than the 20,000 target.


Sligo Fianna Fáil Councillor Paul Taylor says it’s vital the construction continues to operate………..