700 homes planned by developer in Rathnew

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A report in the Sunday Independent claims a development company is acquiring 172 acres of land in Rathnew, with the intention of building up to 700 homes.

It is understood Ardale Property is purchasing the land near the Tinakilly Hotel.

Approximately 58 acres are zoned for residential development.

The report says Ardale recently bought a site in Dun Laoghaire at the former CBS school on Eblana Avenue, from a consortium which has owned the site since the early 1990s.

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