Taoiseach asks Darragh O’Brien for increased timber use in construction amid industry ‘frustration’

Leo Varadkar also asked if there was any way of fast-tracking the measurement of embodied carbon in buildings ahead of EU regulations

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien that the government was looking for ways to ‘drive innovation, productivity and structural change in the construction sector’. Picture: Sam Boal/