Ross’s push to reopen Stepaside Garda station could cost over €1m

OPW emails reveal the building is in poor condition, has asbestos issues and would need major renovation and rewiring

8th July, 2018
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The former Garda station in Stepaside, which is set to reopen at the insistence of the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross Picture: Rollingnews

Shane Ross has made the reopening of Stepaside Garda station in south Dublin one of his key priorities since becoming Minister for Transport.

In January 2017, Ross told this newspaper that the case for reopening the shuttered garda station in his Dublin Rathdown constituency was more compelling than for any of the other 139 stations that have been closed since 2011. He said it could reopen “very, very quickly” once it was signed-off by the...

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