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Council sets up ‘speed dating’ for housing subcontractors

Contracts are expected to be worth around €100 million

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
11th March, 2018
Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall

Dublin City Council is running a ‘speed dating’ event to help find contractors to build almost 600 social houses.

The government has decided to get private developers to build and operate social housing complexes over a 25-year period in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and Louth. The contracts are expected to be worth around €100 million.

It is now hosting an event where it has promised contractors they will be able to engage in ‘speed dating’...

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