A ‘for sale’ sign outside the temporary home of North Wicklow Educate Together Secondary School in Bray, Co Wicklow. The school is due to vacate the property by May 1st next year.

A secondary school in Bray, Co Wicklow, says it is being forced to source emergency accommodation in hotels and sports clubs for its students because (...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said his department conducts several checks to assess the solvency of main contractors prior to the award of a contract on any school building project. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Construction of 18 schools countrywide has been set back this year alone because of the collapse of one company and the financial difficulties of anot(...)

Earlier this year Carillion collapsed into administration, which resulted in the Irish construction firm the joint venture hired to build the schools, Sammon Contracting Ireland Ltd, going into liquidation. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

The joint venture charged with building several new schools in the State has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing subcontractors block(...)

NTMA chief executive Conor O’Kelly: price of all procurement and construction for PPP is set to rise. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Work may have resumed on some of the Irish projects caught up in the collapse earlier this year of British construction group Carillion, but the long-(...)

Parents and students of Coláiste Ráithín outside the unfinished school in Bray, Co Wicklow.

Woodvale Construction has won the contract to restart building six schools left unfinished following January’s collapse of British group Carillion. (...)

 Bray seafront which is often filled with locals and visitors on sunny days. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Perched just across the border line of Dublin into Wicklow, about 12 miles south of Dublin city centre, Bray – Ireland’s fourth-largest town, has one (...)

Loreto College, Wexford. Principal  Billy O’Shea said teachers and students have been waiting 19 years for a new premises

It is likely to take a “few weeks” to resolve uncertainty over the completion of up to six major school-building projects following the collapse of a (...)

Loreto College’s new school building in  Wexford. It had been due to move its 750 pupils to the new   facility towards the middle of next week. Photo: Loreto College, Wexford.

State authorities say they do not expect any significant delay to the completion of six school building projects following the collapse of a UK constr(...)

To the south of Glendalough in the belly of Co Wicklow lies Macreddin Village, home to Ireland’s first certified organic restaurant, The Strawberry T(...)

The car that was in the crash on the N78 near Athy, Co Kildare, in which four young women lost their lives. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Gardaí investigating the crash in Co Kildare that claimed the lives of four young women have not yet been able to interview the driver of the car they(...)