Maurice Buckley, chair of the Office of Public Works  confirmed Stepaside is expected to reopen next June. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

About €1.5 million will be spent on refurbishing Stepaside Garda station while five other stations will be allocated a maximum of €1 million between t(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry  said a similar loss of money in the private sector would have led to disciplinary action.  Photograph:  Bryan James Brophy

The new headquarters for the Department of Health, which lay empty for 18 months at a cost of €11 million, was “in the round a very good deal” for the(...)

A stage and altar has been built around the papal cross in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

A spring clean and repainting of the Papal Cross in Dublin’s Phoenix Park cost more than €15,000, records from the Office of Public Works show. The c(...)

The new headquarters  of the Office of Public Works in Trim: an architectural representation of the Tara Brooch

Even as Dublin office rents reportedly hit highs of €590-€645/sq m (€55-€60/sq ft), the Office of Public Works has managed to keep its average payment(...)

Maurice Buckley is due to take up his new post before the end of the year as chairman of the Office of Public Works

The Office of Public Works has hired a high profile chairman in Maurice Buckley, currently chief executive of the National Standards Authority of Irel(...)

The NSAI stressed that a wrongly-calibrated meter does not necessarily mean people were deliberately trying to overcharge customers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Over one in five weighing scales in shops provided inaccurate weights last year while a third of taxi metres were also found to be flawed according to(...)