Winter 2014 Archive

Limerick conferring

The conferring ceremony of Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) took place on Wednesday, October 29, at the Institute Campus in Moylish Park, Limerick. There were graduates for the MSc in Quantity Surveying, the BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, the BSc (Hons) in Property Valuation and Management, and

Southern Region launches guide for SMEs

In July, the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) joined forces with the Dublin Chamber of Commerce to develop a guide to property for the SME sector. The Southern Region of the Society launched ‘A Guide to Property for SMEs’ in the Imperial Hotel in Cork on

Wading through treacle

TOM PHILLIPS looks at some of the myths and misconceptions around planning in Ireland. Refused permission, a Scottish architect once dismissed the Irish planning system as being like “wading through treacle”. That treacle has evolved over 50 years since the enactment of the modern town planning system

Leadership on display at Annual Conference

A packed ballroom at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin heard an outstanding line-up of speakers address the theme of ‘Leadership in Housing’ at this year’s Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland Annual Conference. ANN-MARIE HARDIMAN reports. Broadcaster Ivan Yates, who chaired the event, welcomed delegates, saying that with

Southern Region Annual Dinner

The Southern Region Annual Dinner took place on Friday, November 21, at the Maryborough Hotel in Douglas, Co. Cork. The region held a CPD event in the afternoon, with speakers including: Brian O Driscoll, SCSI Director of Regulation, who updated members on CPD requirements and the mortgage