Ireland’s top two universities bought almost €50m of property in five years

Two new buildings for Trinity College Dublin accounted for the bulk of the spending since 2015

16th June, 2021
Ireland’s top two universities bought almost €50m of property in five years
Trinity College Dublin spent €42 million buying five properties in the city in the past five years. Picture:

Ireland’s top two universities have spent almost €50 million buying property in the past five years, new figures show.

Between them, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) have purchased 11 properties in the capital with a total value of €49.1 million, according to figures seen by the Business Post.

The majority of the total was spent by TCD, which has bought five properties costing a total €42 million since 2015.

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