Stepaside station unfit for purpose, emails say

The government controversially decided last June that Stepaside Garda station in Ross’s Dublin Rathdown constituency should reopen

25th February, 2018

The Garda station that Minister for Transport Shane Ross demanded be reopened is in poor condition, has asbestos issues and does not meet building regulation standards, new emails show.

The government controversially decided last June that Stepaside Garda station in Ross’s Dublin Rathdown constituency should reopen following an intense lobbying campaign by the minister, who effectively demanded it in return for entering government two years ago.

But documents obtained from the Office of...

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