Thursday, 28th September
Croke Park, Dublin

CIF Conference 


Thursday, 28th September
Croke Park, Dublin

The construction sector is an engine of the Irish economy. As one of the country’s largest industries, it has a central role to play in Ireland’s biggest challenges, such as housing our expanding population, delivering key infrastructure, tackling climate change and supporting foreign direct investment.

Constructing A Competitive Economy is the theme of the CIF’s 2023 annual conference. The conference will bring together leading experts from the industry to discuss how construction can support Ireland’s economic growth and increasing population and build a prosperous, thriving society.

Ireland is in a strong position economically. Despite global challenges, last year Ireland’s economy was the fastest growing in Europe, with real GDP growth of 12%. Our population is also growing and has increased to over 5million people for the first time since the 1850s.

Our growing population and economy presents opportunities, but also challenges for public and private bodies to keep pace. The construction sector’s ability to construct at scale can power Ireland’s progress and prosperity. But we need a clear pipeline of construction-ready work, and an environment that enables the industry’s investment in its people, processes and technology. How can we lead in developing these key enablers?

Join us on September 28th in Croke Park as we explore the industry’s role as a driving force of sustainable economic success.

Getting there

Car Parking
Croke Park provides up to 600 free parking spaces. Click here to learn more about how to access them.

On foot
Croke Park is just a 15 minute walk from the City Centre.

By train
The closest railway station is Drumcondra at the intersection of Drumcondra Road (N1) and Clonliffe Road, a 5 minute walk from the stadium.  The closest DART stations are Connolly and Clontarf. Connolly is a 15-20 minute walk and Clontarf a 20-25 minute walk to the stadium. The closest LUAS stops are Connolly (Red Line) and Parnell (Green Line). The nearest Intercity Rail stop is at Connolly Station

By bus
Take the No 3, 11, 11a 16, 16a and 41 from the City Centre to Drumcondra Road.

By bike
Croke Park is just a cycle from the City Centre. The nearest Dublin Bike stations are located on North Circular Road and Mountjoy Square. There is also a two-tier parking facility in the Davin Stand car park.


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