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Old 03-07-2019, 10:09 AM
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Dublin is a Flat classically designed English City. Apart from easy cycling on wide streets, it has relatively great Public Transport. [/IMG]
What on earth are you talking about? Dublin's public transport is a national embarrassment. I've seen infinitely better public transport in dirt poor nations' capitals.
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Old 03-07-2019, 11:43 AM
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What on earth are you talking about? Dublin's public transport is a national embarrassment. I've seen infinitely better public transport in dirt poor nations' capitals.
I was in Belgrade after the NATO bombing campaign and it had better public transport than Dublin
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Old 03-07-2019, 03:57 PM
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It would appear you have not skimmed through this thread Eye Pod. There are pictures of closed shops, do you know how many? Consider why..... think of extremely high rates, exorbitant or non existent insurance due to flooding and insane public liability scamming. Online shopping. No incentive for anyone to come and spend time in the lovely plazas. No coffee shops, restaurants. No toilets. Needle Park, dangerous people hanging around. There are pictures of almost empty streets in dry weather at prime times of day. You consider 'Footfall' as more valid evidence? The only Footfall figures presented were by City Hall, measured at the height of the Tourist Season. They compared that to mid winter and there's your evidence, Footfall is Up. Believe that or get real. Panaban is just one of many contributors. City Hall has been attacking the presence of vehicles for decades. Vast areas of road (and plenty of on street parking) have been replaced with vast swathes of slippery when wet paving.
They are presuming pedestrianisation is good because it has been done in many Cities very beautifully. But those Cities have Metros and efficient Bus networks. Many are also flat with extensive Cycle lanes and the weather to make that practical.
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Complete over the top negativity. Cork is doing ok; great job opportunities for a small city, decent food options, it's safe and has a good nightlife. Cork has such ridiculous polarizing opinions online; the Save Cork City/Green Party/John Adams Artist crowd seem to think that Cork is Venice in the 17th century and every brick in the city is a core piece of a living museum of unimaginable value while the John Grace/Mister X/Pana Ban Taliban seem to think Cork is in the midst of an economic Mongol invasion; a city under attack where hope, rents, money and business of all kinds are looted by malicious faceless city councilors. In reality things could be better but they are ok...

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Old 04-07-2019, 06:20 AM
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Complete over the top negativity. Cork is doing ok, great job opportunities for a small city, decent food options and a good nightlife. Cork has such ridiculous polarizing opinions online; the Save Cork City/Green Party/ John Adams Artist crowd seem to think that Cork is Venice in the 17th century and every brick in the city is a core piece living museum of unimaginable value while the John Grace/ Mister X Pana Ban Taliban seem to think Cork is inner city Detroit in 2009, a black hole where economic hope, rents and business of all kinds are swallowed up at an ferocious rate. In reality things could be better but they are ok...
Great post but if everyone was reasonable it'd be no craic
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Old 16-07-2019, 08:39 AM
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complete over the top negativity. Cork is doing ok; great job opportunities for a small city, decent food options, it's safe and has a good nightlife. Cork has such ridiculous polarizing opinions online; the save cork city/green party/john adams artist crowd seem to think that cork is venice in the 17th century and every brick in the city is a core piece of a living museum of unimaginable value while the john grace/mister x/pana ban taliban seem to think cork is in the midst of an economic mongol invasion; a city under attack where hope, rents, money and business of all kinds are looted by malicious faceless city councilors. In reality things could be better but they are ok...
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Old 09-11-2019, 06:36 PM
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Glass half full also means half drunk.......
4:39 yesterday Friday, town empty.
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it's safe and has a good nightlife
If you ignore yesterday's Riot by juveniles immune to the Law, every Saturday night after 1AM. and Tim Hourihans who murdered near the Mardyke, having been attacked several times in recent years by randomers.
The City is indeed under attack by Vulture types. The Venice of the North was designed at 4 Stories high. For good reason, all these High rises will result in more streets, shops, homes, which will never see the sun.

All good though....
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