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    The Liberties Transformed: The Emergence of New Commercial and Residential Spaces in Inner Dublin


    Kelly, Sinead (2007) The Liberties Transformed: The Emergence of New Commercial and Residential Spaces in Inner Dublin. Journal of Irish Urban Studies, 6. pp. 89-118. ISSN 1649-1920

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    Abstract

    Over the past twenty years, Dublin’s inner city has been transformed socially, economically and physically. Recent shifts include the emergence of new industrial and financial spaces, the large-scale construction of private apartments targeted at middle- and upper-income groups, the rapid escalation of land and house prices, the displacement of indigenous residents and locally-relevant employment together with the disappearance of much of the city’s traditional industrial fabric. The pace of change in inner Dublin has been remarkable and its initiation set against a backdrop of widespread inner-city decay and dereliction, high levels of unemployment and poverty and a prolonged period of depopulation and disinvestment.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This research was funded by Trinity College Dublin, the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Urban Institute Ireland.
    Keywords: The Liberties; Dublin; Commercial spaces; Residential Spaces; Ireland; Urban geography;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Item ID: 9499
    Depositing User: Sinead Kelly
    Date Deposited: 29 May 2018 14:42
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Irish Urban Studies
    Publisher: Centre for Urban and Regional Studies. Trinity College Dublin, and the Faculty of the Built Environment, Dublin Institute of Technology
    Refereed: Yes
    Funders: Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
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