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The dramatic new library on Dún Laoghaire's seafront has sharply divided opinion. Now, though, it’s finally set to open

13th December, 2014
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But as DLR Lexicon, the new €36.6 million library in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, prepares to open its doors tomorrow, bringing to fruition seven years of planning, those behind the launch are quietly confident that, despite the criticism, the tide of public opinion is turning in their favour.

“It was hard for the staff: there’s been a huge amount of work and it was difficult when the media coverage was negative,” said Mairéad...

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