Vacant Probation Office Prompts Legal Action

Legal action has been launched over a vacant Probation Service Project which has cost the State €2m.

Speaking at a, reportedly tense, Public Accounts Committee, Chief State Solicitor Eileen Creedon confirmed legal action has been taken but would not discuss the wider situation about the premises at Dublin's Wolfe Tone Street.

It is understood that Dublin City Council has said new planning permission is required before any service operates there.

Ms Creedon agreed to appear once again before the committee to answer questions on the matter after legal proceedings conclude.


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