Thursday October 22, 2020

Council faces paying 2007 prices for Poolbeg land

Dublin City Council will have to pay up to 70 per cent more than the current market value for lands in Ringsend, even if the proposed Poolbeg incinerator is never built.

7th April, 2012
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Poolbeg power station in Ringsend, Dublin, near the site of the planned incinerator. Photo: Tony O'Shea

Dublin City Council will have to pay up to 70 per cent more than the current market value for lands in Ringsend, even if the proposed Poolbeg incinerator is never built, *The Sunday Business Post* has learned.

Dublin county manager John Tierney has informed councillors that the local authority has not finalised a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on land at Shellybanks Road, which is earmarked as the location for the main 600,000-tonne waste-to-energy facility.

However, Tierney...

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