Beds for 2,000 college students stalled by EU borrowing rules
The €70m plan could free up many homes occupied by students in Dublin
Plans by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) to house 2,000 students on its new Grangegorman campus have stalled because of difficulties with EU borrowing rules.
The €70 million plan could free up many homes occupied by students in Dublin’s already crisis-hit private rental sector.
But the Department of Education has so far failed to give the go-ahead because of complications designing a tender process that would – under stringent EU guidelines – remove borrowings...
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