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The costly coalition: How FF and the PDs have fallen down on finances

{ "b" : "Bertie Bowl (1998-2005): €400 million to €600 million."}

12th March, 2005

{ "b" : "Bertie Bowl (1998-2005): €400 million to €600 million"}

In 1998, Bertie Ahern formulated a grand plan for a new national stadium.

The 80,000-capacity venue was to be Abbotstown, in north-west Dublin. The initial price tag was €385million, allowing for potential over-runs, and the work was to be finished by this year.

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