MetroLink hearings: Stressed cows, concerned residents and a supportive airport

Businesses, locals and politicians all contributed last week to oral hearings on the multi-billion-euro MetroLink project

The proposed 18.8km MetroLink route will connect a number of destinations including Ballymun, the Mater Hospital, the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin

Larry Goodman may not have been the first name people associated with the planned €9.5 billion MetroLink but representatives for the beef baron last week had some concerns over it they wished to air.

An abattoir owned by Mouna Unlimited Company, a firm owned by Goodman, would be “materially and adversely” affected by MetroLink, the company rep told the third day of oral hearings into the project.

The noise, the vibration and the dust of ...