Sunday May 31, 2020

Rebel Rising?

A new stadium, new citizens, and a fresh wave of urban regeneration are set to give the city of Cork a shot in the arm

18th June, 2017
Jonathan Healy ‘The new focus is on what Cork has to offer in comparison, not with Dublin, but with other second cities’ Picture: iStock

Páirc Uí Chaoimh first opened in 1976. It was surrounded by Cork’s industrial heartland and on the match-day pilgrimage to the Marina, fans passed the pride of the city: the Ford factory that turned out cars for export around the world; the Dunlop factory that made the tyres; and the ESB generating station that powered an entire city.

Occasionally, across the river, they would catch a glimpse of the slow moving...

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