Friday November 27, 2020

A panicked political decision on MetroLink

A cynic would say the Taoiseach’s recent comments on mitigating the MetroLink disaster are purely for the benefit of securing votes

31st March, 2019

The MetroLink madness is continuing. Our Taoiseach says he is open to rerouting the southern end of the proposed line from Swords and the airport, so as to serve the suburban areas from Dublin city centre via UCD Belfield to Sandyford.

But is this just political palaver, designed to defuse the controversy as an issue in the local elections in May?

Leo Varadkar says the idea of a different route deserves to be “considered”. And...

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