Dublin Port stakes €1.6bn on reclaiming its place at heart of the capital

Masterplan 2040 aims to double transport capacity, create parks, amenities and a new bridge to reintegrate the port with the city

21st November, 2021
Dublin Port stakes €1.6bn on reclaiming its place at heart of the capital
Eamonn O’Reilly, chief executive, Dublin Port Company: ‘Dublin Port is unbelievably important to the country’. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography

Given that it occupies almost 650 acres of land close to the heart of the city, there have been suggestions that Dublin Port could be relocated outside the capital so the land it sits on can be used for housing.

However, for Eamonn O’Reilly, chief executive of Dublin Port Company, this idea simply reflects how people have forgotten the importance of the port to the capital.

“In the old days when the ships were...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Related Stories

Strong Roots secures €50 million investment from McCain Foods

LA firm pays €186m to grow Kingspan stake as Grenfell fallout continues

Profits at Irish arm of Coca-Cola rise to €2.1bn despite drop in turnover

Single-parent dating app raises €600k for US rollout