Govt working to reopen construction on 5 March – O’Brien

The Government is working to reopen the construction sector on 5 March, Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has said.

Speaking on RTÉ’s Today with Claire Byrne, he said the provision of new homes is essential in his view, and there is a loss of 700 to 800 home builds with each week the sector remains closed.

Mr O’Brien said sites have shown they are able to operate safely and he is confident they can reopen safely on 5 March.

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