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Council welcomes selection of areas for fast-track delivery of homes.

Fingal County Council has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government of four areas within the county for the fast-track delivery of homes.

Minister Simon Coveney, TD, announced on Thursday (November 10) that Hansfield/Barnhill, Oldtown/Mooretown, Donabate and North City Fringe, which includes Portmarnock, Baldoyle and Balgriffin, had been identified as major urban housing delivery sites with the potential to deliver 9,400 homes in the long term and 4,800 in the short-term.

In addition, Fingal County Council has applied for €38million in funding under the €200m Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund, which is Pillar Three of the Government’s Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness, in relation to t