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Council paid €17k a month for Poolbeg PR advice

Dublin City Council paid more than €17,000 a month for public relations advice about the stalled Poolbeg incinerator project until earlier this year, it has emerged.

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Dublin city manager John Tierney: said the council had been paying monthly fees of €17,343 for public relations advice on the project, even though no payments had been made since March.

Dublin City Council paid more than €17,000 a month for public relations advice about the stalled Poolbeg incinerator project until earlier this year, it has emerged.

The €350 million project - a joint venture between the capital's four councils and US energy firm Covanta - has not been built due to financial and regulatory uncertainty for almost two years.

In response to questions from Fine Gael councillor Paddy McCartan, Dublin city manager John Tierney said...

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