Squaring the circle as Parnell funders fail to materialise

The planned new Cultural Quarter at Parnell Square West is facing delays due to a lack of funding

4th August, 2019
The site of the planned Cultural Quarter on Parnell Square

‘Most disappointing and unwelcome” was the response of Owen Keegan, chief executive of Dublin City Council, to the news that the planned new Cultural Quarter at Parnell Square West is facing delays due to a lack of funding.

The urban regeneration of Parnell Square into a cultural quarter is planned to revitalise the area of north inner-city Dublin, welcoming 3,000 visitors daily (up to one million every year). Initial plans were unveiled in...

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