Protective fencing erected outside Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Glebe, Lucan, Co Dublin. It is one of five schools which will undergo detailed structural assessments from this weekend. Photograph: Tom Honan

Five schools in Dublin, Cork, Meath and Laois are to undergo detailed structural assessments from this weekend to ensure they are safe for pupils. Th(...)

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(...)

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

A total of 22 schools built by Western Building Systems (WBS) have been identified as being in need of some level of remedial works before being able (...)

Scaffolding at Tyrrelstown Educate Together school in Dublin, which was closed due to concerns over “significant structural issues”. Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA

As initial assessments are set to conclude on the 42 schools at the centre of concerns over structural deficiencies on Tuesday, Minister for Education(...)

Scaffolding at Tyrrelstown Educate Together school in Dublin, which was closed due to concerns over “significant structural issues”. Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA Wire

Engineers have now inspected 21 schools constructed by Western Building Systems (WBS), the developer at the centre of controversy over school building(...)