Junior minister objects to Furlong construction plan

Former world poker champion wants to build 40 apartments

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
24th July, 2016
Junior minister Catherine Byrne Pic: RollingNews.ie

Former world poker champion Noel Furlong is seeking permission to build an Islandbridge apartment complex, despite junior minister Catherine Byrne’s objection to the development.

Furlong, who owns a highly successful carpet business, is looking to build a four-block, 40-unit complex on the South Circular Road at the former Belleview Motors site.

In his application to Dublin City Council he said that he had agreed to his obligations to provide for social and affordable...

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