One school building, part of Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Dublin, was closed. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

Temporary safety measures are required in 17 schools after structural defects were identified. The 17 schools are in addition to the 22 structures th(...)

One school building, part of Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Dublin, which was closed. File photograph: Garrett White/Collins

The Department of Education and Skills claims the cost of repairing structural defects in one of the schools closed following recent inspections is li(...)

Builders carrying out remedial work on November 5th at St Luke’s National School in Tyrrelstown, Dublin, which was built by Northern Ireland building firm Western Building Systems. File photograph: Colin Keegan

The Department of Education and Skills is suing a building contractor which built a number of schools at the centre of recent inspections and some clo(...)

Scaffolding at Tyrrelstown Educate Together school in Dublin, which was closed due to concerns over ‘significant structural issues’. File photograph: Cate McCurry/PA

Most schools that have been at the centre of structural concerns over recent weeks are set to either open or partially reopen following the mid-term b(...)

 Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, part of which has been closed due to structural flaws. Structural issues have been identified in a further five schools built by the same developer. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Preliminary structural assessments of 42 schools at risk of safety defects were due to be completed on Tuesday night, with details of any further scho(...)

The board decided to close part of  Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan immediately for health and safety reasons, and temporary accommodation is being sourced for 200 students. Photograph: Collins

Some schools were built too quickly during the Celtic Tiger years which is part of the reason for the urgent structural safety assessments being carri(...)

The board decided to close Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan immediately for health and safety reasons, and temporary accommodation is being sourced for 200 students. Photograph: Collins

Urgent structural safety assessments are due to be carried out at 30 schools built by Western Building Systems (WBS), after sections of a north Dublin(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, has been forced to find alternative accommodation for some studendents following ‘structural issues’ at its school. Photograph: Collins

Dozens of students have been asked to stay at home this week after part of a north Dublin secondary school was closed as a result of structural proble(...)

Gaelscoil na gCloch Liath in Greystones, Co Wicklow

A fire broke out over the weekend at Gaelscoil na gCloch Liath, in Greystones, Co Wicklow, where work to address fire safety flaws found more than a y(...)

The Department of Education said the building named in the report were not found to be dangerous. Photograph: PA

Schools which have been judged to not meet fire safety regulation by the Department of Education will open to pupils tomorrow. Following the discover(...)

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