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Minister for Education issues new court action against Western Building Systems
# Repair Work
# Repair Work

Minister for Education issues new court action against Western Building Systems

Jun 3rd 2020, 6:05 AM 15,108 Views 0 Comments

40 schools built by the firm have required remedial work to fix structural issues.

Repair works cost State €40m after concerns over structural defects at schools
# School Safety
# School Safety

Repair works cost State €40m after concerns over structural defects at schools

Nov 12th 2019, 6:47 PM 12,480 Views 42 Comments

A total of 40 schools were caught up in the controversy over structural and fire safety deficiencies.

Building company facing legal action from Dept of Education to 'vigorously contest' any litigation
# Legal Action
# Legal Action

Building company facing legal action from Dept of Education to 'vigorously contest' any litigation

Oct 14th 2019, 9:36 PM 19,246 Views 0 Comments

Some 42 schools constructed by Western Building Systems have been at the centre of a safety probe.

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block
# Wbs
# Wbs

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block

Updated Aug 19th 2019, 6:00 PM 46,031 Views 27 Comments

A total of 42 schools built by WBS were inspected over concerns about structural problems.

Western Building Systems calls for 'independent expert answers' into schools structural issues
# Building Works
# Building Works

Western Building Systems calls for 'independent expert answers' into schools structural issues

Aug 16th 2019, 2:26 PM 12,146 Views 18 Comments

Education Minister Joe McHugh gave an update on the remediation programme on the schools built by the firm.

Minister for Education suing Western Building Systems after concerns of structural defects at schools
# High Court
# High Court

Minister for Education suing Western Building Systems after concerns of structural defects at schools

Dec 22nd 2018, 12:43 PM 12,912 Views 0 Comments

A total of 42 schools built by Western Building Systems were inspected over concerns about potential structural problems earlier this year.

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012
# School Closures
# School Closures

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012

Nov 6th 2018, 6:23 PM 17,664 Views 19 Comments

The Joint Committee on Education heard claims that industry officials met with former Minister Ruairi Quinn over the issue.

'Precautionary measures' work on 22 schools hit by structural defects to be finished this evening
# Structural Defects
# Structural Defects

'Precautionary measures' work on 22 schools hit by structural defects to be finished this evening

Nov 4th 2018, 5:31 PM 9,732 Views 5 Comments

Teams have been on site throughout the weekend to facilitate the reopening of schools.

17 schools found to have structural defects requiring works to make them safe
# Western Building Systems
# Western Building Systems

17 schools found to have structural defects requiring works to make them safe

Updated Oct 31st 2018, 8:30 PM 17,936 Views 14 Comments

The assessments cleared only 11 schools to open in full without further intervention.

Work begins to reopen ground floors of schools shut over over structural defects
# Schools
# Schools

Work begins to reopen ground floors of schools shut over over structural defects

Oct 30th 2018, 4:31 PM 8,602 Views 12 Comments

A total of 42 schools are being inspected over concerns about potential structural problems.

10 more schools inspected over potential structural problems
# Dublin
# Dublin

10 more schools inspected over potential structural problems

Oct 27th 2018, 3:29 PM 12,662 Views 11 Comments

Work on some of the schools will be carried out next week so the buildings can reopen after the midterm break.

Schools shut due to structural defects are to partially reopen after midterm break
# Dublin
# Dublin

Schools shut due to structural defects are to partially reopen after midterm break

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 7:35 PM 20,669 Views 22 Comments

The Department of Education said its “overriding priority … remains the health and safety of the school pupils and staff”.

HSE reviewing hospitals built by WBS but says there are currently 'no safety concerns'
# Building Inspections
# Building Inspections

HSE reviewing hospitals built by WBS but says there are currently 'no safety concerns'

Oct 25th 2018, 1:59 PM 9,936 Views 30 Comments

The company was involved in the construction of the extension to Beaumont Hospital.

Two more Dublin schools closed with immediate effect over structural problems
# Tyrrelstown
# Tyrrelstown

Two more Dublin schools closed with immediate effect over structural problems

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:50 AM 31,327 Views 40 Comments

More than 1,200 pupils in north Dublin have been affected by the closures.

Fire audits ordered for more school buildings, but minister says they're safe
# Safety Standards
# Safety Standards

Fire audits ordered for more school buildings, but minister says they're safe

Sep 26th 2017, 8:01 PM 7,621 Views 20 Comments

Bruton said Western Building Systems is still eligible to apply for government building contracts.