O’Devaney development can finally commence as agreement reached after years of delays

Dublin City Council and Bartra have announced that work will start on 1,044 homes at O’Devaney Gardens, in what they claim will be ‘one of Europe’s most sustainable developments’

O’Devaney Gardens has been beset by setbacks since the site was transferred to Bartra in 2019. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Work is finally set to start on 1,000 homes at the long-delayed O’Devaney Gardens site after Dublin City Council agreed terms with Bartra Capital, the property developer, over what the project will look like.

The two parties confirmed today that construction of 1,044 A-rated homes would begin today, claiming that the project would represent “one of Europe’s most sustainable developments”.

The site will be developed in four phases, with the first phase delivering 379 social, ...