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

14th May, 2017

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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