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Dublin’s College Green is set to be pedestrianised – and cars restricted throughout the city – under plans to reopen the city centre as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

A joint report from Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan and Brendan O’Brien of its traffic department said “the same level of vehicular traffic cannot be accommodated in the city as before”, and in a number of locations “motorised vehicles” would have to banned after 11am each day….

JEH writes:

If Covid can produce a few more of these miracles it might have to get a vote for canonisation.

Car bans and pedestrianised College Green part of radical Covid-19 plan to re-open Dublin (Irish Times)

Graphic: Dublin City Council

Ah well.

Previously: No Plaza-ing Some People


Central Plaza, Dame Street, Dublin 2

Construction underway on the site of the former Central Bank building, completing renovation work on the polarising slice of Brutalist architecture, that will include: shops, 12,000sqm of office space and a 300-seat rooftop restaurant.

Work was stopped on the original building when it was spotted the construction was too tall by at least 30 feet, or two extra floors.

Good times.

Central Bank (Archiseek)

Leah Farrell/Rollingnews