255-bed build proposed for UCC site

Posted in Governance and administration on December 1st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A proposed new UCC student accommodation building — the 255-bed development at Victoria Cross — is set to rise to eight and up 10 storeys, across four linked blocks, on the former western suburban site of the Crow’s Nest bar. UCC, which acquired the assembled Victoria Cross site from a private developer last year, has just now been allowed to submit the multimillion-euro project directly to An Bord Pleanála, after the board ruled it qualified for rapid planning consideration under new strategic housing development (SHD) terms …” (more)

[Tommy Barker, Irish Examiner, 1 December]

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Ex-UCD student found guilty of sex assault on Tinder date at campus

Posted in Legal issues on December 1st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A former UCD student found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman he met on Tinder has been registered as a sex offender …” (more)

[Eimear Cotter, Herald, 1 December]