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 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(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Part of the school has been closed due to structural flaws. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

An inspection of a school in north Dublin found there was an 80 per cent chance of an external wall falling outwards in the case of structural failure(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Its  first phase, constructed during 2009, involved a building period of just 26 weeks.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

When an engineer working on behalf of the Department of Education knocked through the plasterwork of a classroom in a north Dublin secondary school la(...)

Tyrrelstown Educate Together National School which is to close following structual assessment inspections

There are concerns for the safety of pupils and teachers in up to 40 schools built by the same developer following the closure of two Dublin primary s(...)

Tyrellstown Educate Together National School which is to close following structual assessment inspections.

Two Dublin primary schools are to close immediately following structural assessment inspections carried out for the Department of Education. Tyrellst(...)

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(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan, north Co Dublin was closed on Tuesday due to what management says was an unfortunate hoax.

A secondary school in north Co Dublin was closed on Tuesday following a threat made on social media against staff that referenced a gun. Ardgillan C(...)

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