June 15, 2017
The devastating blaze at Grenfell Tower in London must serve as a wake-up call for Irish authorities that are failing to address serious fire safety concerns, Dublin Bay North Social Democrats Cllr Cian O’Callaghan said today.
Cllr O’Callaghan said:
“Since their construction during the boom years it has emerged that several housing estates in Dublin and wider Leinster, including a number of timber frame developments, fail to meet basic fire safety standards. This raises serious questions:
Cllr O’Callaghan added:
“This week’s devastating fire at Grenfell Tower must serve as a wake-up call for Irish authorities that are failing to address serious fire safety concerns in Ireland. I’m calling for the new Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Eoghan Murphy TD to:
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15 June 2017