Building work begins on country’s first eco-village

Building work has started this weekend on the first homes in the country’s first eco-village, writes Michelle Devane.

21st March, 2009

The €5 million infrastructure for the village at Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary, is complete and 130 individually-designed homes are to be built over the next two years at the energy efficient development.

The Village, which was first proposed ten years ago, is being developed by the families who will live on the 67acre site. It will include ecologically friendly houses, apartment s and community buildings, as well as a solar and wood-powered community heating system and 50...

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