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The Square

14 memories of the Square anyone who grew up with it will remember

We’re going to the Squaaaare.

THAT’S THE SQUARE. TALLAGHT!

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1. You remember it before it was all done up

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None of your fancy Starbucks here. Just helium balloons on the glass ceiling.

2. The fountain outside never actually had any water in it

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Now, it’s sadly just a big pile of dirt.

3. You still miss the big Roches and Crazy Prices

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They were the finest in the country.

4. You’ve definitely got lost and had to have your name called over the speakers

There are too many floors, it’s not your fault.

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The lucky kids would make it this far to play on the lane.

5. You wouldn’t stay still until you got a slushie from the stand on the first level

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6. And you miss the waterfall inside

They just HAD to get rid of it, didn’t they?

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7. This is the scaldiest car park and everyone knows it

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8. There’s constantly craic in the middle of the center

… which used to be on a stage back in the day.

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9. The McDonald’s is the most hi-tech you know

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10. If you lived locally you had to walk home over this

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11. You’re constantly wondering why it has so many pyramids when it’s called THE SQUARE

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12. The santa was the best in Dublin

And the penguin decorations were next to none.

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13. The old Smyths was your childhood MECCA

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14. It was one of Dublin’s most exciting shopping centres when it opened, and you still think it’s the best

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