‘Rat-infested’ ex-RIC building in Clondalkin proposed for compulsory purchase

‘Rat-infested’ ex-RIC building in Clondalkin proposed for compulsory purchase

A CALL has been made for South Dublin County Council to compulsorily purchase the old RIC barracks in Clondalkin.

Former RIC Barracks Clondalkin 03072017

At last week’s Clondalkin area committee meeting of SDCC, Councillor Francis Timmons tabled a motion proposing: “That this area committee get an update report on RIC Barracks which is reportedly rat-infested and there is now damage to the roof, that this committee asks that SDCC consider a compulsory purchase order of the RIC Barracks’’

The Council replied: “The Architectural Conservation Officer is currently on annual leave. The matter will be referred to the Architectural Conservation Officer on her return from leave.”