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There was “a significant level of non-compliance, negligence and incompetence” in some Celtic Tiger-era building developments which put people’s lives at risk, a report by an Oireachtas committee states.
The Oireachtas housing committee has been examining the failure of building standards during the building boom in the 1990s and 2000s and it recommends that fire risk assessments be carried out on developments from that time.
The committee also recommends a redress scheme be established for victims of sub-standard builds and a new State agency for building standards and consumer protection be established. Read More...