The Irish Times reports this morning on claims from Michael Collins, of the Sutton to Sandycove advocacy group, that the Dublin Bay costal cycling and route would only cost €20-€40 million to complete. However, in environmental FOI documents, released to us and published on this site two years ago, the official estimated cost is closer to €100 million, due mainly to the cost of costal flooding defenses.
The documents and our story also covered concerns from National Parks and Wildlife Service over affects the route could have on wildlife — and we talked to an official at the NPWS who set out their position.
MORE: Dublin Bay cycle route to cost over €100m — includes map and environmental FOI documents
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