Two more reports highlighting the potential risks of methane gas emissions and industrial pollutants on lands meant for 3,000 homes in the Dublin Docklands area, raise more questions about the potential costs and speed of building a project aimed at addressing the housing crisis.
While Bernard McNamara’s offer to do remedial work at the Longboat Quay complex at cost price would save residents financial pain, questions arise as to how the work could be done at this rate and if the recommended works would be completed in full, writes
The former chief executive of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA) has launched a strong attack on its former chairwoman Niamh Brennan, saying he “watched aghast” as Ms Brennan issued a number of reports without the participants being able to defend themselves.
Former Dublin Docklands Development Authority chairman Lar Bradshaw has said that the taxpayer did not lose any money in the controversial purchase of the Irish Glass Bottle site in Ringsend seven years ago, but has expressed regret that the authority went through with the deal.
THERE was a synergy of sorts on Thursday between President Higgins interview in the Financial Times and the hearings in the Public Accounts Committee that day about the saga of misgovernance and possibly miscreance at the Dublin Dockland Development Authority (DDDA).
Former Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA) board members, Seanie Fitzpatrick, Lar Bradshaw and Paul Moloney will be called before the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to explain their role in the controversial €412m Irish Glass Bottle (IGB) site debacle.
The Dublin Docklands Development Authority has been asked by the commercial court to provide witness statements in the action by bankrupt developer Bernard McNamara concerning the controversial €412m sale of the Irish Glass Bottle site in Ringsend.
A MEMBER of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority sent an email declaring “happy days” and “our pension is now secured” after the DDDA board sanctioned the authority becoming involved in the purchase of the Irish Glass Bottle site at Ringsend, later bought for €412 million, the Commercial Court has heard.