We badly need a vision for Dublin - and people who are prepared to implement that vision
Dublin’s skyline bristles with cranes these days. It echoes the scene at the height of the Celtic Tiger building boom. But the similarity is superficial. Most of the cranes are located on building sites for offices, hotels and tax-driven student accommodation. Home building is very much in the back seat – at least in the city centre.
Building costs are rising and trade unions in the sector are seeking 12 per cent pay...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
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