“We’re just classed as second-class citizens, that’s what we are,” said Annette Flanagan, who lives nearby. “And this would never go on anywhere else. It wouldn’t.”
Local residents and councillors say they want more amenities and have not been consulted, which the council explains by saying it is still at an early stage.
Dublin City Council is set to discuss options today for working with private players to build homes on several council-owned plots. Councillors are wary of public-private partnerships and intent on construction of social and affordable housing.