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16 memories of Blanchardstown Centre anyone who grew up with it will remember

Blanch is the best.

BLANCH IS THE best, don’t fight us on this.

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1. It has EVERYTHING so you never had to go to town

Cinema? Yep. Penneys? Yep. Big Boots? Yep. TK Maxx? YEEEP. Dunnes AND Debenhams? Yep.


2. You threw countless pennies into the big fountain only to have NO WISHES come true

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3. You think the retail parks have notions

Except the one with the KFC in it.

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4. You’ve felt like a badass walking across this

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5. The New Look is one of the best in the country

You miss the Starbucks in it, though.

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6. You remember the old Roches Stores and how it was phenomenal

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7. You have a favourite out of the twenty pharmacies

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It’s a loyalty you just can’t shake off.

8. This is the best place to get a cake

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9. You remember when the Odeon was a crappy UCI

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10. You know that car park is by far superior to the multistory or the Dunnes one which is far too busy

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11. The inside McDonalds is way nicer than the Drive Thru

Which makes it all the more annoying to get.

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12. The ‘new’ end brought an air of fanciness to it all

AND A BT2. Take THAT, Dundrum.

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13. These benches are constantly taken up by old couples watching the world go by

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14. You’ve checked your outfit on the mirror on this escalator more times than you can count

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Or flinched at the state of your hungover self.

15. The decorations are unreal

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Like, not in a good way.

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16. There is guaranteed to be some shite going on outside Debenhams at the weekend

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