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€40 million kids science centre may prove to be too pricey

A group of private individuals have been seeking state funding for the proposed National Children’s Science Centre beside the National Concert Hall in Dublin for more than a decade

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
9th December, 2018

A plan to build a €40 million science exhibition centre aimed at children has run into opposition from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, which has concerns about the rising cost of its development and the potential visitor numbers it would attract.

A group of private individuals have been seeking state funding for the proposed National Children’s Science Centre for more than a decade.

The proposed centre would be located beside the...

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