The dangerous buildings section of South Dublin County Council is investigating reports of unsafe balconies in Tallaght.
Some owners of apartments in Hunterswood in Ballycullen have been warned not to step on their terraces until further notice.
It is after engineers flagged those who have wooden-supported balconies instead of steel are rotting at a faster rate than first thought.
Fianna Fáil Councillor Charlie O’Connor says the local authority is now on the case.
Source: Irish Examiner