“Ellis Quay is bad, really bad,” says Denise Jones. “It shouldn’t be open.”
Tag: fire safety
Council Fails to Release Records on Fire Safety in Homeless Hostels, Despite Information Commissioner Rulings
The records should show why Dublin Fire Brigade issued enforcement proceedings against privately operated homeless hostels in the city.
Council Briefs: Getting Legal Advice on the O’Devaney Deal, Backing Away from the Artane Band, and a Firefighter Shortage
Those were some of the issues Dublin city councillors discussed at their September monthly meeting on Monday.
Fewer Stairways and More Open-Plan Apartments Makes Dublin High Rises Less Fire Safe, Firefighter Says
Building regulations for fire safety are “undergoing a fundamental review”, a spokesperson for the Department of Housing said.
Dublin Fire Brigade Not Equipped or Trained to Deal with Fires in High-Rises, says Firefighter
The tallest apartment block so far in the city reaches up 22 storeys at Capital Dock in the Docklands – and developers have applied to build higher.
In a Hostel on Ellis Quay, Homeless People Share Rooms With No Windows
Meanwhile, at least six other homeless hostels in the city have no valid fire-safety certificates, once again prompting questions about standards and safety.
Months After Fire, Residents Search for Reassurance It Won’t Happen Again
Back in September, a fire broke out at a council-owned complex near Queen Street in Stoneybatter. Some residents say they’re still not confident the cause has been identified and fixed.
In Stoneybatter, a Small Fire Ignites Fears of a Bigger One
At a council-owned complex near Queen Street that has been plagued for years by leaks and other maintenance issues, a large electricity supply box caught fire on 14 September.
Council Briefs: On Selling “New Priory”, and Building Homes in Priorswood and on Finglas Road
When councillors in the north of the city met earlier this week, they discussed the status of several housing projects.
A Block of 58 Social Homes, Empty for Years
Councillors say there’s been a stand-off between the council and the receiver at the apartment complex in Finglas over sorting out fire-safety issues.