Remarkable success of Dublin docklands must be sustained

Over the past 25 years, half of the world's top 50 banks and half of the world's top 20 lnsurance companies have located in the docklands, writes Marie Hunt.

Dublin's docklands are now an established and vibrant city quarter.

After 25 years, the Dublin docklands are at a critical junction. The concept of the regeneration of the docklands area of Dublin was first mooted while the economy was going through a particularly difficult time 25 years ago. With the imminent wind-up of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA), the passing of control for planning in this region to Dublin City Council and the adoption of a Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) for the ...