Exclusive: Ryanair bulk buys north Dublin housing estate homes to rent to staff

Ryanair last year said it planned to explore the possibility of buying homes to accommodate its workers

Fosterstown Place housing estate in Swords, Co Dublin. Picture: MKN Property Group

Ryanair has snapped up 25 new homes in a north Dublin housing estate to help accommodate its workers amid the ongoing housing crisis, the Business Post can reveal.

The deal for Fosterstown Place, a 28-unit estate in Swords, has been struck between the airline and developer MKN Property Group.

When contacted, Ryanair confirmed that it had bought the homes to provide “high-quality but affordable” rental homes close to Dublin Airport for new staff members.

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