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#Building standards

# building-standards - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Leo Varadkar's government has suffered its first Dáil defeat - on new building standards

It’s not the first time the government has lost a vote, but it is the first since Varadkar became Taoiseach.

# building-standards - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

With a housing crisis and fierce competition for investment, it's time to consider high-rises

Ibec’s Aidan Sweeney argues that lowering our building heights will make it harder for us to increase our housing supply.

# building-standards - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Construction company hit with €250,000 fine for safety breach that killed two

Patrick Gaffney and Sean Mulleady were struck by a 25 tonne section of masonry block wall.

# building-standards - Saturday 2 June, 2012

ULA to force Dáil vote on making government responsible for Priory Hall repairs

A motion will be discussed on Wednesday and Thursday forcing the government to undertake the remedial works.