Wednesday 23 May 2012

Dáil motion seeks to protect 1916 Rising site

CALLS FOR the national monument in Dublin’s Moore Street to be recognised as a “historic battlefield” and preserved as a historic cultural quarter is a “completely and entirely separate” issue from the application currently before the Minister for Heritage. Jimmy Deenihan told the Dáil it was “not clear how a battlefield site project could be developed” at the site given the existing planning permission for the site where the leaders of the 1916 Rising signed their surrender.
Read the article @ The Irish Times

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