Video of Dublin Docklands, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Point Village, a redevelopment beside The Point Depot, it is intended to house a
120m tower, a hotel, a shopping centre, 13,000 m² of office space, a 3-story underground
car park, a 12-screen cinema a "U2 Experience" Museum and more.
Grand Canal Dock, an area in Ringsend which is currently undergoing redevelopment
with such projects as Alto Vetro, Montevetro, Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Theatre
Projects on hold/cancelled:
U2 Tower, Also known as Britain Quay Tower, is intended to be the tallest building
on the island of Ireland when it is finished at an estimated 180m. It will also house
U2's new recording studio. As of April 2009 this project appears to be on hold due
to the Late-2000s recession.
There are numerous hotels in the Dublin Docklands area located on both sides of the
river. The Gibson Hotel is the closest hotel to the O2 Concert Venue, while the Clarion
Hotel IFSC is the closest hotel to the newly opened Convention Centre Dublin. Across
the river the Grand Canal Hotel is located close to the Grand Canal Theatre.
Dublin Docklands (Irish: Ceantar Dugaí Átha Cliath) is the area of the city of Dublin,
Ireland, on both sides of the River Liffey, roughly from Talbot Memorial Bridge eastwards
to the Point Depot. It is currently undergoing a large amount of development.
Some projects under construction/planned are:
Spencer Dock, This development is said to be the biggest and most ambitious urban
regeneration project in Ireland's history and is planned to include waterside apartments,
offices, retail space, a linear park and local amenities for leisure activities.
It is also the location of the Convention Centre Dublin.