Fórsa is supporting plans for the regeneration of Dublin’s Moore Street area, and has called on its members to do the same. The plan, commissioned by the Moore Street Trust, aims to develop the zone as a 1916 historic cultural quarter in the heart of the capital, while maintaining its longstanding trading traditions.
The street was also where the 1916 leaders met for the final time after the Rising and decided to surrender. But despite its significant historical importance, the area has experienced dereliction, neglect and poor planning in recent decades.
State-owned buildings at 14-17 Moore Street are designated national monuments under a 1930 law, meaning their preservation is deemed a matter of national importance.
The proposed regeneration scheme combines a mix of housing, retail and heritage elements, which would sit alongside cultural venues and the 1916 revolution trail.
All of the existing period buildings within the site would be refurbished, including those within the 1916 terrace, and 16-17 Moore Street are to be a national monument with an interpretive centre at the rear.
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The Moore Street Trust hopes that regeneration plans will become a major heritage project, and will reverse decades of neglect and provide future regeneration to the north side of the city.
You can find more information on the regeneration project HERE.
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