Saturday January 18, 2020

Silicon Dock will float many boats

David McWilliams An area that was once derelict now teems with the world’s top tech firms – and the best is yet to come

18th January, 2015
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In the early 1990s, I used to take the Dart from Dalkey to Pearse Station every day. Back then, Lansdowne Road station was the frontline. It marked the border where the leafy back gardens of upmarket south Dublin gave way to the gritty urban reality of the canals, old railway carriages and the abandoned commercial landscape of warehouses, docks and run down scrap metal yards. It was an urban wasteland.

The only beacon was Windmill...

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