A Vision for Moore Street launched

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

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"Moore Street is at the heart of the city’s history and culture and the traders are at the heart of its communities. The future of Moore Street must embrace the history and heritage of the area and the diversity of the community."

A Vision for Moore Street launched

The Green Party has called for a vibrant market, heritage protection and cultural facilities, public housing and the greening, and traffic calming of city streets.

The Green Party has launched its vision for Dublin’s Moore Street Area. A copy of the document was presented to Minister of State Malcolm Noonan TD and it will also be submitted to Dublin City Council as part of the Dublin City Development Plan Review.

It has called for an Architectural Conservation Area to be prepared for Moore Street and its surroundings, and for mixed-use new development that is in sympathy with the area’s history and heritage.

It said that Moore Street and its immediate surroundings have suffered from decades of neglect. There is now an extraordinary opportunity to commemorate the past and permit development in sympathy with its surroundings. It said that central government, market traders, retailers, landowners and Dublin City Council must work together. It acknowledged the work undertaken by the Expert Group on Moore Street, the Lord Mayor’s Forum on Moore Street, the 1916 Relatives Groups and others. However, it now sense urgent action is required to halt deterioration and regenerate the area.

The Plan proposes the following: