Frank McDonald: Johnny Ronan’s docklands towers give ‘two fingers’ to Dublin

Opinion: The development would stand head and shoulders above the city skyline

A computer-generated view of the proposed Waterfront South Central towers with the Capital Dock tower — currently Dublin’s tallest building — on the left. Photograph: Visual Labs

A computer-generated view of the proposed Waterfront South Central towers with the Capital Dock tower — currently Dublin’s tallest building — on the left. Photograph: Visual Labs

Even by the bloated standards of Strategic Housing Development (SHD) applications, the volume of verbiage spewed out in support of Johnny Ronan’s Waterfront South Central mega-scheme has reached epic proportions.

It almost matches the Manhattan scale of what has been proposed for the brownfield site on Dublin’s North Wall Quay once occupied by Tilestyle’s warehouse and Tedcastle’s coalyard.

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