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The Dundrum conundrum

With the old shopping centre up for revamp and several different plans taking shape, the south Dublin suburb faces a major crossroads in terms of its development

17th February, 2019
An aerial shot of Dundrum in Dublin 14 Picture: Barrow Coakley Photography

In a well-to-do, thriving south Dublin suburb, the village of Dundrum was historically ahead of the curve on many development fronts. Yet its original village centre could be described aesthetically as having been overlooked or left behind.

In its earliest entity, around the eighth century, the area was called Taney, derived from Tigh Naighi after St Nahi’s Church. Dundrum Castle was built as a fortification by the Normans in the 13th century. Its successor, the...

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