May 22, 2022

Ireland: Council Presses Ahead with Plans For Multi Million Euro Dublin City Library

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Dublin City Council is on track to submit its planning application to build a new Dublin City Library in Parnell Square.


The initial proposal in 2016 said the library would include a digital library suite for IT-based learning, a music hub, a space for jobseekers and small business entrepreneurs and facilities for emerging writers.


Dublin Inquirer reported last year that the estimated cost of this project had jumped from €60 million when it was first announced, to €100 million, with plans for the council to take a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to raise the additional money to finish the development.

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