Dolan revealed as backer of tower blocked over risk to Dart Underground

Irish Rail says the building proposed by the hostel developer could compromise plans for its €4.5bn project

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
3rd June, 2018

Hostel developer Ivan Dolan has been told to sit down with Irish Rail before applying for planning permission for a Dublin 2 tower block that the rail body says could compromise the plans for the €4.5 billion Dart Underground project.

Dolan, through a Maltese company called Rails Investments, has been attempting to get planning permission to build a seven-storey, 110,000 square foot office block near Pearse Street train station, on a site currently valued at €3.1 million.

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