Developer plans to charge local authority €36m for 136 social housing units

Planned development in Donabate could deliver 1,365 new houses through the state’s fast-track housing scheme

18th August, 2021
Developer plans to charge local authority €36m for 136 social housing units
An image of the proposed scheme in Donabate

Cannon Kirk, the Dublin-based housebuilding firm, is planning to charge a local authority more than €36 million for 136 homes as part of a proposed new development on the north side of Dublin.

Planning documents submitted by Aledo Donabate, a company owned by the directors of Cannon Kirk, show Fingal County Council has been asked to pay more than €500,000 each for two three-bedroom units at the €448 million Donabate complex.

The developers have applied for...

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