George’s Street, Dun Laoghaire 2013: “Dereliction jousted with retail overexpansion and the town was effectively dead.”

There can be no doubt that the town of Dún Laoghaire and its beautiful harbour are inextricably linked. It is nearly 40 years since Dunnes began buyi(...)

The new central library and cultural centre in Dún Laoghaire. One woman suggested €2 million would be “worth spending” to demolish the new building. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire’s new seafront library, the cost of car parking in the area and social issues, including housing and drug treatment facilities, were rai(...)