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# city-planning - Monday 28 September, 2020

Opinion: Now is the time to make Ireland's cities liveable again

Strategic planning consultant James Chilton says 2020 has exposed weaknesses in the design of Irish cities, and now is the time to reimagine a new liveable urban space.

# city-planning - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Three 1830s houses demolished at Dublin's Five Lamps to make way for social housing

The State conservation group had suggested the houses be made protected structures, but an order to demolish them to build housing for senior citizens had already been made.

# city-planning - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Dublin needs to build up: maybe we should speak to this skyscraper wizard

Zhang can build a skyscraper in three weeks – a few of those might liven up our cityscape, writes Jonathan McCrea.

# city-planning - Saturday 25 February, 2017

260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle

Dublin City Council published archived photos and pictures of old documents – this map is the oldest of them.

# city-planning - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Column: We make plans for our cities, but do we ever follow them?

Dublin authorities have released an ambitious plan to rejuvenate the city centre. But we’ve been here before, writes James Nix.

# city-planning - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan

A new report proposes a “pedestrian-friendly city” in which through vehicle traffic would be “actively discouraged”.

# city-planning - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding

Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.