Clarity sought on future of City Library after design team’s contract terminated

Local TD fears project could be ‘back to square one’

The city library involves significant architectural and conservation works to a Georgian terrace (left) adjoining the Hugh Lane Gallery.

Dublin City Council has been asked to clarify the future of its landmark City Library proposal after it emerged the design team heading up the project had its contract terminated by the local authority late last year.

The Business Post reported this week that a multidisciplinary team that was engaged on the project since 2015, which included two of Ireland’s top architects, is no longer involved in the design of the new cultural quarter at ...