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A ghost of a chance for McFeely-built estate Plan to upgrade scheme is thrown into doubt

The government's €1.1 million plan to renovate a ghost estate built by former IRA hunger striker Tom McFeely is now in serious doubt.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
18th May, 2014
The vandalised houses in the Ashbury Estate, Roscrea, Co Tipperary. Picture: Fergal Shanahan

The government's €1.1 million plan to renovate a ghost estate built by former IRA hunger striker Tom McFeely is now in serious doubt.

The decision to purchase and renovate the houses in Roscrea in Tipperary was announced in the run-up to the local elections by Minister of State for Housing Jan O'Sullivan and local Minister of State Alan Kelly. They had both visited the estate.

But The Sunday Business Post has now learned that the...

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