Commercial Property

Corballis East developer vows to preserve archaeological find

Aledo Donabate aims to incorporate large open space within project site to protect historic features

The Corballis East project in north Co Dublin will comprise 1,323 homes, a nature park, a school site, three creches and walking and cycling links

Aledo Donabate, developer of the Corballis East project in Donabate in North Co Dublin, has said that an underground tunnel discovered on the site “will be preserved’’ during the construction of 1,323 new homes.

The underground tunnel, or souterrain – a significant archeological find – was discovered by a local farmer in July this year while sowing crops. On Monday last week, planning permission was granted for the €360 million Corballis East development, which will ...