Poolbeg site slipped through state fingers due to clash with council
Chances of affordable homes on the 37-acre Ringsend site in Dublin are now slim, say council officials, due to high price paid by developers
A spat between Dublin City Council and the Department of Housing in 2019 scuppered plans to purchase lands at Poolbeg for affordable housing, the Business Post can reveal.
Documents, released under freedom of information (FOI) laws, show the deal fell apart after the council and the state department disagreed over who should pay to buy part of the former Irish Glass Bottle site.
The Business Post understands council housing officials think the failure to purchase the...
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