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From 2006 “A New Heart for Dublin” -Progressive Democrat Proposals for a new High Rise Quarter where Dublin Port was (with great pics) November 29, 2011

Filed under: Progressive Democrat — irishelectionliterature @ 4:17 pm
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This is quite interesting, its from early 2006 and the PD’s propose moving Dublin Port to Drogheda using a comparison with Helsinki. The move was to happen over a 20 year period with a ‘New Quarter’ proposed where Dublin Port was.
This ‘New Quarter’ was to be filled with high rise buildings, a port for cruise liners and much more.
As the last days of the Celtic Tiger were still in full swing the image of what Dublin may have looked like had the madness gone on.

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5 Responses to “From 2006 “A New Heart for Dublin” -Progressive Democrat Proposals for a new High Rise Quarter where Dublin Port was (with great pics)”

  1. [...] On then to a fantastic 2006 leaflet from the PDs which pictures Dublin in the future looking more like Dubai. [...]

  2. Dave Says:

    They should have planned for an Opera House and a big bridge too

  3. [...] It’s a marked contrast, perhaps, to the now-defunct right-of-center Progressive Democrats’ plan, which was slammed as equal parts unimaginative and unsustainable in [...]

  4. […] A New Heart For Dublin (IrishElectionLiterature) […]

  5. Bill B Says:

    Title should read “A New Heart for Toronto”, since all the buildings in the screenshot are ripped from the Toronto skyline. :D

    I know, I used to live in one of them!


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