Below are a collection of suggested links, documents, articles and downloads on the Building Regulation Amendments and related topics:

National Consumer Agency:

National Consumer Agency ‘Building Regulations and their Enforcement (2008)

National Consumer Agency submission to Public Consultation (2012)

Priory Hall:

Priory Hall from

Priory Hall on RTE News

Priory Hall: Are there others like it? (RTE, 18 October 2011)

Lessons of Priory Hall (Irish Times, 15 October 2013)


Pyrite Panel Report

Historical Summary of the Irish Pyrite Problem

Pyrite Resolution Act (2013)

Pyrite Remediation Scheme

Pyrite Action Group (Facebook)

Self-Building in Ireland:

Irish Association Of Self Builders

IAOSB Letter to S.I.9 Stakeholders – RIAI

IAOSB letter to T.D’s regarding Building Control S.I.9

IAOSB letter to Minister Kelly – Revoke or Revise S.I.9

Law Society of Ireland – Update on Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014

Information Papers by seven past presidents of the RIAI:

An Effective System of Building Regulations

A Workable System of Inspections

The Contradiction at the Heart of the Building Regulations

The Building Regulations and Insurance

The Building Regulations and Certifiers’ Liability

Building regulations and Consumer Protection 


Agreed Industry Stakeholder Amended Regulations SI 80

Agreed Industry Stakeholder Amended Code of Practice

RIAI Letter to Michael Layde, Assistant Secretary General, DoECLG

RIAI submission to Public Consultation (2012)

John Graby: Enforcing Regulations


DECLG: Public Consultation (2012) ‘Strengthening the Building Control System’

Competition Authority submission to Public Consultation (2012)

SCS submission to Public Consultation (2012)

Engineers Ireland submission to Public consultation (2012)

IPFMA submission to Public Consultation (2012)

Sign on the Dotted Line (Irish Building magazine, 1 May 2013)

1 thought on “Links

  1. Jason Noctor

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I am undertaking a final year project in UCD on pricing structure of BCAR and was wondering if you could link me to an academic articles that may be available on BCAR, Building Inspection Procedures or costing systems used.

    Your help would be much appreciated.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *