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15 April 1999

New Liffey Pedestrian Bridge

The new Liffey Pedestrian Bridge will provide a link between Lower Ormond Quay on the north bank and Wellington Quay on the south bank of the river Liffey in Dublin. It will be...

30 September 1998

Permission granted for Dublin high-rise scheme

Dublin Corporation has granted planning permission for a giant skyscraper scheme at George’s Quay opposite the Custom House, subject to the tallest block being reduced in height from 100 to 80 metres. If...

01 September 1998

Decision on 24-storey office tower deferred

Dublin Corporation has again deferred making its decision on a major high-rise development at George’s Quay, opposite the Custom House, because of growing concern about its impact. The largest of the proposed buildings,n...

26 August 1998

City redevelopment plan announced by Dunnes

South Great George’s Street is shortly to be revitalised as a shopping street after being in decline for more than three decades. Dunnes Stores has lodged a planning application to redevelop a large...

08 August 1998

Appeal against new pier at Dublin Airport

Aer Rianta’s plans for another arrivals/departures pier at Dublin Airport will result in the loss of the last remaining uninterrupted view of the original terminal building, according to an appeal submitted to An...

16 July 1998

Liffey Boardwalk mooted

The Liffey boardwalk project is a key component in a broader £10m-plus millennium `facelift’ for Dublin’s riverside area. Inspired by the Seine in Paris and other influences, Dublin Corporation commissioned architects MacGarry Ni...

01 April 1996

James White on Michael Scott

James White worked as an art critic in Ireland from the 1930s and was the curator of the Dublin Municipal Gallery from 1960-1964. He joined the National Gallery of Ireland in 1964 and...

12 March 1996

Wilfrid Cantwell on Michael Scott & Busáras

Interview with Wilfrid Cantwell from 12 March 1996, about Michael Scott and Busaras. I qualified in architecture in 1944 from UCD. It was a five year course and it was only after passing...