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Liberties Locals Disagree With Depot Development

Brendan O'Loughlin
Brendan O'Loughlin

01:10 14 Dec 2018

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People living in The Liberties say a plan by Dublin City Council to develop a depot on their doorstep is a wrong use of space.

The current idea is to build 100 social homes and a giant warehouse to store things like road maintenance vehicles.

Local resident Zoe Obeimhen believes even more housing should be developed, alongside a full-size sports pitch.

"We need the whole site, in my opinion, given over to housing", she said.

Zoe explained that local children who want to play hurling or rugby have to travel to Grangegorman to practice.

"Oliver Bond have an amazing football team... we're really proud of them, but we really need that full size sports pitch".

Local residents say they are living in one of the most densely populated areas in the country, with the least amount of green space:

They have created this Uplift page, which they hope will increase awareness and help get their voice heard by Dublin City Council management.

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