Thursday January 23, 2020

Affluent, single, ready to mingle? Co-living’s for you

No couples, families or introverts need apply for tiny quarters in Bartra’s new Dún Laoghaire co-living complex - and nurses, gardaí and teachers couldn’t afford them

4th August, 2019

As Love Island winners Greg O’Shea and Amber Gill prepared to leave the television dating show’s villa in Mallorca last Tuesday, a much more restricted form of young people’s accommodation got the go-ahead from An Bord Pleanála. The scheme, to be built on the site of a former Christian Brothers school in Dún Laoghaire, will cater for 208 residents who will fit into a limited demographic.


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