Government announces €2.25bn infrastructure investment

UPDATE: The government has announced plans for a €2.25 billion investment programme in public infrastructure projects but the construction lobby is not impressed.

17th July, 2012
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin said the projects announced today are "realistic, credible and deliverable.”

The government has announced plans for a €2.25 billion investment programme in public infrastructure projects.

The programme covers a range of projects in education, health, transport and justice. The package contains €280 million of investment in the Education sector, including the development of a campus for Dublin Institute of Technology at Grangegorman in Dublin. Several major road by-passes, notably in Wexford and Galway, will be built under the programme and €115 million is to be...

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