Friday August 14, 2020

Scaled-back Tara Street project hits planning snag

Local authority says Dublin 2 office block, proposed by Eric Kinsella’s Esprit Investments, ‘does not justify’ its proposed height

Killian Woods

Business reporter

2nd August, 2020
Dublin City Council has a number of concerns over a proposal for an office block near Tara Street Dart station

A proposal to build an 11-storey office block spanning over the Dart line in Dublin city centre has been significantly scaled back, but council planners are still uncertain about the project.

Last year, Eric Kinsella, a property developer and main shareholder of the Jones Engineering Group, applied for planning permission to build a tower near Tara Street Dart station.

The proposal by Esprit Investments Limited, Kinsella’s firm, would involve construction of an 11-storey tower with...

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