O’Brien backs Docklands culture hub

Holding company plans gallery and café

1st March, 2015
Billionaire Denis O'Brien bought the former BJ Marine warehouse from Nama in 2013 for €1 million. Picture: Feargal Ward

The Dublin Docklands is set for a new cultural hub which will be housed in two buildings owned by billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien.

The former BJ Marine warehouses, which front onto the Liffey on the south docks, will be converted into an art gallery, a digital exhibition space and a café. O’Brien bought the two buildings from the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) in 2013 for a figure reported to be in the...

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