Harry Crosbie: Reclaim land from Dublin Bay for housing



Emily Davison

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Interesting Idea and nothing particularly new about it.. they’re doing this in many cities around the world..

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Didn't this happen in Galway city, where apartments were built at the docks after someone threw loads of rubble into the water for years.
 
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silverharp

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They should relocate Dublin Port and create a mixed space highrise quarter Incorporate East Point and rebuild it.
 

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Interesting Idea and nothing particularly new about it.. they’re doing this in many cities around the world..
Dublin expanded seaward for 1000 years, then we got planning and started covering Meath and Kildare in concrete. :)
 

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Just build upwards and deal with all the derelict sites around Dublin and so many other towns and cities
 

Ardillaun

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Dublin is a modestly sized city with 'rolling prairies' (a favourite term of Colm McCarthy's on the subject) to the West. Changes to zoning and planning in and beyond the city would solve the problem without the need for Dutch heroics.
 

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I saw an interesting non-McCarthy article in the Sindo talking about how higher house prices aren't really such a good thing for many people. There may be hope for Ireland yet.
 

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There may be something in this. Now that the Warmington-On-Sea Home Guard on the island next door have everyone distracted with their comic capers we should start a tunnel at Howth. If we are careful with the measurements and get a maths teacher to do the projections we could be in St David's in Wales by Christmas.

Problem solved.

We could redesignate Gwyned and Powys as 'Dublin East'.

Who knew a boy-band would point the political way forward. The great leap sideways. East 17. The semi-final solution.
 


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