Saturday April 4, 2020

Debatable bus plan is not worth destruction of Kavanagh’s Dublin

Nobody is denying that the capital has a major traffic problem. But the BusConnects revamp would destroy some of the city’s finest streetscapes and have Patrick Kavanagh turning in his grave

16th June, 2019

Not for the first time are the citizens of our capital pondering yet another extraordinary plan to deal with the ongoing crisis of sustaining a 21st-century society within an ancient city.

Dublin’s history is full of the battles fought over its architectural heritage. In recent times there was the destruction of part of the Georgian mile for ESB offices, the battle of Hume Street to save yet more Georgian buildings and the epic war fought...

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