“Statutory receiver David Carson had appealed a decision by councillors to designate 900 units out of a total development of 3,500 homes as social or affordable.

The legal obligation for developers is 10% under Part V of the Planning and Development Act, which in the case of Poolbeg is 350 units.

Now the city council has agreed to negotiate the purchase of 550 units on top of the 350 required to be provided.”

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