‘World trade centre for shipping’ finds a home

Major development on both sides of the Lee in Cork would be ‘a new city quarter’

5th November, 2017
Cormac Megannetty, the CBRE director in charge of the International Shipping Services project in Cork city Picture: Clare Keogh

An earlier incarnation backed by Denis O’Brien failed to find a site in Dublin, but now the planned €1 billion ‘Irish Financial Services Centre for Shipping’ has found a home - in Cork.

A 70-acre site close to Kent Station and taking in lands on both sides of the river in the city has been identified for a new International Shipping Services Centre at the Port of Cork.

John Mullins, the...

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