April 12, 2018

Department of Housing announces public consultation on Building Regulations

The Minister for Housing and Urban Development Mr. Damien English, T.D., has announced a public consultation on his intention to review the following parts of the […]
April 6, 2018

HAI and Repak looking for support in developing packaging calculation tool

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI), in partnership with Repak, are seeking a group of member retailers/builders merchants to participate in a packaging waste audit in the aim […]
March 20, 2018

SEAI launches SME energy efficiency support scheme

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched its SME Support Scheme for Lighting to help SMEs reduce their lighting energy use and costs, become […]
February 28, 2018

Hardware Show sells 30% on launch

Members of Hardware Association Ireland, together with various industry representatives, turned out in great numbers at Citywest Hotel on Tuesday 20th February for the official launch […]
February 21, 2018

Business index – 2017 review

158 member branches are now included in the HAI Business Index, an increase of two members since the last report. In the end of year Business […]
January 11, 2018

Sad to say Good-Bye to Churchtown Stores

We couldn’t ignore the closing of one of our loyal members, Churchtown Stores in south county Dublin, at the end of this month. They have put […]
December 20, 2017

Hardware Industry’s first Economic Impact Study

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) is delighted to announce the publication of the first Hardware Economic Impact Study (EIS). The study is based on 2015 figures but […]
November 16, 2017

Global DIY market worth €567 billion

In 2016, the DIY/home improvement world market turnover reached €567 billion, an increase of 3.8% compared to last year. North America and Europe combined to represent […]
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