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Opinion: Now is the time to make Ireland's cities liveable again
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Opinion: Now is the time to make Ireland's cities liveable again

Sep 28th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,523 Views 25 Comments

Strategic planning consultant James Chilton says 2020 has exposed weaknesses in the design of Irish cities, and now is the time to reimagine a new liveable urban space.

Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing
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Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing

Jan 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 47,385 Views 56 Comments

The State conservation group had suggested the houses be made protected structures, but an order to demolish them to build housing for senior citizens had already been made.

Dublin needs to build up: maybe we should speak to this skyscraper wizard
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Dublin needs to build up: maybe we should speak to this skyscraper wizard

Mar 19th 2017, 4:00 PM 1,336 Views 58 Comments

Zhang can build a skyscraper in three weeks – a few of those might liven up our cityscape, writes Jonathan McCrea.

260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle
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260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle

Feb 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 23,324 Views 14 Comments

Dublin City Council published archived photos and pictures of old documents – this map is the oldest of them.

Column: We make plans for our cities, but do we ever follow them?
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Column: We make plans for our cities, but do we ever follow them?

Jan 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 23 Views 13 Comments

Dublin authorities have released an ambitious plan to rejuvenate the city centre. But we’ve been here before, writes James Nix.

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan
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Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan

Jan 4th 2012, 11:05 AM 5,725 Views 35 Comments

A new report proposes a “pedestrian-friendly city” in which through vehicle traffic would be “actively discouraged”.

Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding
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Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding

Nov 8th 2011, 1:03 PM 1,085 Views 1 Comment

Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.