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Sandyford, Ireland

Unfinished construction work is seen at the South Central development in Sandyford, near Dublin. Over 600 estates lie unfinished across the country, where once land was the most expensive in Europe, according to the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis. The buildings may be used to attract companies to areas by providing them with houses for employees, or handed over to universities or patients leaving hospitals Others simply may be demolished.

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