Significant private housing development for Athlone

Thu, Jun 13, 2019


There was positive news within the Athlone property development realm this week, as Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, formally announced the construction of 76 private houses at Arcadia on Monday afternoon.

The development of the three and four bedroom terraced houses on the green field site, opposite Temple Printing Works, is expected to cost in the region of 21m when completed, with Yellow Island Construction Limited, comprising a number of Athlone and Mullingar based developers, overseeing the project.


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