1986

The renewal of the Dublin Docklands area is illustrative of the transformation of a former industrial area which had become largely underutilised and derelict into a thriving business and residential area. Although development is still continuing, Dublin Docklands is now the location of the Irish Financial Services centre a hub of much of the city's financial services industry and the location of many international financial services sector firms. There are a significant number of residential units within the area and a range of restaurants, bars and retail facilities. In addition the Dublin Docklands is the location of a new third level educational facility the National College of...