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

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)