New park planned for Dublin

first_imgThis area is in desperate need of a place for children to play. The southwest of Dublin’s inner city is a real blackspot for open green spaces.“There’s a huge difference with this side of the city compared to the east. We have one hectare of green space compared to 14 hectares on the other side”.The next stage is to see the land rezoned. Moynihan said she doesn’t expect this to be done before the local elections.This will be the first public space in Dublin that the local authority will develop itself.Read: Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park>Read: A sneak peek at Dublin’s inner city pop-up park> DUBLIN’S SOUTH WEST inner city is looking forward to getting a new park.It’s hoped that the derelict site between Cork Street and Ormond Street will be developed into a park within the next year.The site used to be the Chamber Street flats but has been lying derelict for seven years.The city council gave €75,000 to the project in last years budget and more funding is expected when the council budget for 2014 is passed.Approximately €250,000 is needed for the park to be developed.Labour Councillor Rebecca Moynihan told TheJournal.ie that,last_img read more