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DCU to add 1,000 student beds

New units to be spread across seven-block complex on north Dublin campus

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
12th January, 2020
The university has 1,400 beds across its three campuses, and the planned expansion would take the total to 2,390

Dublin City University (DCU) has been given the go-ahead to expand its student accommodation offering by close to 1,000 bedspaces.

The university had sought permission to demolish the existing 250-bedspace Larkfield building on its north Dublin campus and build a new multi-building complex with capacity for 1,240 bedspaces.

DCU currently has a portfolio of 1,400 beds across its three campuses, but the expansion approved by An Bord Pleanála would bring this up to 2,390 beds. The new...

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