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Should green spaces be private?

Should developers be allowed to pay the DCC to close off new green spaces to residents only and n...

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10.11 1 Aug 2019


Should green spaces be private?


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10.11 1 Aug 2019


Should developers be allowed to pay the DCC to close off new green spaces to residents only and not open them to the public? There’s a green field off the Long Mile Road in Walkinstown where Jackie Greene Construction Limited has sought planning permission for 153 homes in four blocks. Within the plans are 5,126 square metres of open space, including a playground, in the centre of the blocks – but the developer wants all this green space to be private, for residents only. We spoke to  Hazel De Nortúin, Councilor of People Before Profit and here is what she had to say.. 


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