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Russia’s plans to quadruple size of Rathgar embassy hit a snag

The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ireland was granted planning permission in 2015 to carry out a number of changes to its grounds in Rathgar. The plans included a 5,000 square metre extension to its current facility

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
29th September, 2019

Russia has hit a delay in its plans to quadruple the size of its embassy in south Dublin.

The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ireland was granted planning permission in 2015 to carry out a number of changes to its grounds in Rathgar. The plans included a 5,000 square metre extension to its current facility.

In a recent letter to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Chargé d’Affaires of the Russian Federation in Ireland noted that there have...

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