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Scaffolding at Tyrrelstown Educate Together School in Dublin which has  been closed amid concerns over “significant structural issues”.  Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA

Inspectors have found structural issues in two further schools constructed by Western Building Systems (WBS), the developer at the centre of controver(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  with Vivienne Bourke, principal of St Luke’s National School, and Tim Stapleton, principal of Tyrrelstown Educate Together, during a visit to the two schools which were closed this week over structrual concerns. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The developer at the centre of controversy over school building standards has published “certificates of completion” it received from the Department o(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar pictured  during a visit to two schools in Tyrrelstown, Dublin,  which are currently closed due to concerns over  structural defects. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

How likely is it that my child’s school will close? No one knows for sure. If your child is attending one of the 40-plus schools which face structura(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Vivienne Bourke, principal of St. Luke’s National School and Tim Stapleton, principal of Tyrrelstown Educate Together during a visit. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

The Minister for Education Joe McHugh is unable to say how many other schools may have to close due to structural concerns. The Department of Educati(...)

 Building materials outside Tyrrelstown Educate Together school which  is closed  due to a structural defect. Photograph: Colin Keegan

An inspection of a school in north Dublin found there was an 80 per cent chance of an external wall falling out on foot of structural damage caused by(...)

Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, speaking to media on the recent school closures  in the Courtyard at Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

Education authorities are facing a “race against time” to complete structural assessments for 40 schools during next week’s mid-term break. Departmen(...)

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(...)

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7 Woodleigh Oak, Highfield Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6 One bedroom apartment in a mature development with good income potential. Large livingroom with do(...)

Pupils from Le Chéile Secondary School in Tyrrelstown. From left: Stephen Balaneasa; Philip Pauliy; Lola Toki; Jessica Odemena; Daniels Afekhai; Callum Daughton; Niamh O’Connor; Geoffrey Jr. Onwueme; Bintou Sylla; Leen Alazhari; Ayaan Suleiman; Michaela Solinas. Photograph: Dave Meehan

It was Friday, November 13th, 2015, the night of a co-ordinated terrorist attack in Paris. Le Chéile Secondary School in Tyrrelstown, northwest Dublin(...)

On average fewer than 10,000 new homes were built annually over the past seven years. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than 7,900 new homes were built in the first half of 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office, a year-on-year increase of 30 per cent. D(...)

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