Coveney pushes for road and rail outside capital as Dublin ‘growing out of control’
Minister outlines plans to tap into billions of euro of EU funding for major infrastructure projects
Simon Coveney believes Dublin is now “growing out of control” and has outlined plans to tap into billions of euro of EU funding for major infrastructure projects, including high-speed rail, if he becomes Taoiseach.
The current Minister for Housing said he will appoint a cabinet minister for infrastructure who will be responsible for improving connectivity between cities such as Cork, Limerick and Waterford whose populations are expected to double over the next two...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools
Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll
Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service
Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
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