Originally Posted by Underground
There are a fair number of well-educated people who won't accept anything less than MN/DU, and therefore are opposed to a spur from Clongriffin as it would undermine that.
Additionally the DAA don't want a rail link to the airport as they fear a loss of revenue from car parks at the airport would result.
I think the only solution is move closer to the airport if you're a regular user, as otherwise you're looking at a PITA with no end in sight.
Endless money can be found for motorways when they can only be marginally justified. Therefore, the only solution is for transport activists to stop looking at transport investment as a zero sum game. Now.