Science centre will not be built in Iveagh Gardens, says OPW

A number of trees will be felled to accommodate the development

An online petition headed ‘Save The Iveagh Gardens’ has attracted more than 10,000 signatures in less than a week. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

An online petition headed ‘Save The Iveagh Gardens’ has attracted more than 10,000 signatures in less than a week. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

Olivia Kelly Dublin Correspondent

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has rejected claims that it plans to build a National Children’s Science Centre in the grounds of Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens.

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