Is Dublin Port getting too big for its boats?

It's time for a strategic review of the facility, writes Diarmuid Ó Gráda

28th April, 2016
The iconic Dublin Poolbeg chimneys with adjoining cranes. Pic:

It would appear that the rising economic tide is lifting some boats faster than others.

Dublin Port Company claims it is now running out of land. It is seeking some of Dublin City Council’s housing land bank to allow further expansion of its port activities. This would set it directly at odds within the strategic future planning of the capital. Now is therefore a good time to undertake a strategic review of Dublin Port....

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