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Shelved underground rail project delays city centre apartment plans

Dublin City Council has put an application by the O’Callaghan hotel family to develop 28 apartments on ice and ordered them to consult the Dart Underground office to determine if their development would impact the delivery of the rail project

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
4th August, 2019

The shelved Dart Underground project has delayed plans for an apartment development lodged by the family behind the O’Callaghan hotel group.

Several firms owned by the family – who operate the Alex hotel in Dublin – won a High Court challenge in 2013 to prevent compulsory purchase of their lands for the underground extension of the Dart.

Earlier this year, Goldrun Properties Limited applied for permission to develop 28 apartments on the corner of...

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