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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# repairs

Last month
May 2023
# London
Man attacks statue at BBC building with hammer and chisel
The sculpture was made by Eric Gill, who is said to have sexually abused two of his daughters.
Last year
# Swords
'I just can't afford it': €15k fire safety repair bill for Dublin apartment homeowners
The owner management company said legal advice has been sought but the original developer company has been liquidated.
All time
# Irish Water
Repairs to Dublin water mains may cause supply disruption this weekend
Homes and businesses may be impacted by reduced pressure and water outages.
# Bóthar Doirefhearta
A bureaucratic mix-up is delaying much-needed repairs to a Connemara road
Flooding in the past week has made the road’s conditions significantly worse, and locals are calling for lights to be installed.
# Gas Works
Tipperary man fined for carrying out gas repairs without qualifications
The number of prosecutions taken by the CER has continued to rise annually since 2011.
# repairs
Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years
In recent years the popular tourist attraction, constructed in the mid 1700s and located close to the Blessington Lakes, has faced funding difficulties.
# Water we going to do?
Living in north Dublin? These areas will have the water supply disrupted for the day
Dublin City Council has advised residents in north Dublin that repair works will be carried out today on a main line by Irish Water.
Big Ben is in a bad way...
The iconic tower clock in Westminster, London needs about €55 million in repairs to prevent ‘its hands from falling off’.
# closing down
Dublin’s doll hospital and teddy bear clinic closes today
Melissa and Chris Nolan have been repairing dolls and teddies for over 30 years.
# Leaks
Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure
That’s compared with local authorities over the past 10 years. However, Irish Water says, “It’s not just about fixing leaks – it’s about reducing the amount of water that is lost.”
# Storm Damage
Clare storm repairs 'on hold' because of funding confusion
A senior engineer with Clare Co Council told that the council is still waiting for clarification on project proposals from the OPW.
# Pipe Scream
Irish Water denies that 600,000 people are without emergency repair coverage
County Galway, Laois, South Tipperary, Leitrim, Westmeath and Wicklow are all without 24-hour coverage, but can be covered in emergencies, the company says.
# Irish Ferries
Repairs expert on way after passengers spend two nights on broken-down ferry
A fault with the ferry’s radar led to the issue – some passengers remained on board the ferry.
# repairs
Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix
However, the six-man crew is not currently in danger, officials have said.
# fix it
Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding
More than 115 piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the recent storms are getting funding for repair work.
# cold comfort
Storm funding: Who gets what for New Year devastation
Damage repair monies announced by Phil Hogan – but funding for new coastal protection works still being considered.
# repairs
€16.8m to fix storm damage in Co Clare
The council had earlier submitted a report to Government saying it needed €36.8m for repairs after recent bad weather.
# Calm After The Storm
Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'
The council say that the majority of displaced residents have already returned home.
# AA
Broken boiler or wasp’s nest? The AA can now come to your rescue
It is best known for dealing with broken down cars, and now the AA has launched a subscription-based service for home-based emergencies like leaks and broken boilers.