Fine Gael councillor Barry Saul called for a valuation before plans for five group housing units went any further but the council spokeswoman said there were no plans to do a valuation at this stage.

Plans to build Traveller accommodation in one of Dublin’s most affluent areas have moved into implementation phase, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Coun(...)

Fine Gael councillor Barry Saul said 92 people and one resident association made submissions against the Mount Anville Road site. “I’m very disappointed with the result as it will have a direct effect on the future funding of our capital programme.”

A proposal to build Traveller accommodation on sites in one of Ireland’s wealthiest areas was passed by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council last (...)