DCC to begin construction of white-water rafting facility in autumn
The cost of the controversial project has spiralled from an initial €12m to €25m, according to contract tenders issued last week
Dublin City Council is set to start construction on its controversial white-water rafting facility in George’s Dock within months, new documents show.
The council’s estimated cost of the project has grown to €25 million, from an initial figure of €12 million, contract tenders issued last week also reveal.
The council is seeking expressions of interest from construction firms who have the ability to complete the specialist development, which it believes will...
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