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10-02-2020, 19:12   #61
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The primary purpose of these things is to get as many people bunged in to as little space as possible.

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10-02-2020, 19:19   #62
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Most of the population of this country live outside of Dublin, they're the ones actually paying for city-level amenities and utilities for the people in the capital.



You might want to do a bit more research my friend.

If is wasn't for the colossal amount of wealth taken from Dublin tax payers and given to provincial Ireland most of you would be living in mud huts gnawing on a blighted spud while mauling your rosary beads for salvation.


and that is not even hyperbole.
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You might want to do a bit more research my friend.

If is wasn't for the colossal amount of wealth taken from Dublin tax payers and given to provincial Ireland most of you would be living in mud huts gnawing on a blighted spud while mauling your rosary beads for salvation.


and that is not even hyperbole.
What a load of sh1tetalk. It must be tempting to think them bleedin culchies are taking your money but very little of it is arriving down here or any other remote part of the country.

There is huge wastage in getting the council or the government to do anything. To cut down a few saplings will cost them thousands. Private contractors are absolutely milking it. That is why you see no value for money.
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What a load of sh1tetalk. It must be tempting to think them bleedin culchies are taking your money but very little of it is arriving down here or any other remote part of the country.

There is huge wastage in getting the council or the government to do anything. To cut down a few saplings will cost them thousands. Private contractors are absolutely milking it. That is why you see no value for money.
Read this ye bleedin' culchie

https://www.independent.ie/business/...-38443184.html

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/cons...lers-1.1730130
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You might want to do a bit more research my friend.

If is wasn't for the colossal amount of wealth taken from Dublin tax payers and given to provincial Ireland most of you would be living in mud huts gnawing on a blighted spud while mauling your rosary beads for salvation.


and that is not even hyperbole.
The talk can never turn to the idea of high rise flats anywhere in this country without memories of skeletal junkies, dirty faced ruffians stoning rival football teams and equine maltreatment from the capital. Once again Dublin ruins something for the rest of us.
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This is a silly complaint easily planned for. Three floors of underground parking for 10 floors of apartments. Simple.
I have also lived in high rise buildings in several large cities, and the car parks were almost entirely empty, with any of those even there belonging to people who lived in the suburbs, but sublet the space from someone so they could drive in to their downtown job.

Of course, this also has to do with the fact that public transport is immeasurably better in those cities than in Dublin.

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The talk can never turn to the idea of high rise flats anywhere in this country without memories of skeletal junkies, dirty faced ruffians stoning rival football teams and equine maltreatment from the capital. Once again Dublin ruins something for the rest of us.
For a man in your 50s you have a very odd disliking of Dublin, you should know better, it's not the worst city by any standards.
Anyway there are plenty of well run high enough apartment buildings in Dublin, we just need more of them. Ballymun was a long time ago. I don't know how this thread has turned into a Dublin bashing thread.
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Don't build sky scrapers, build ground scrapers, build the towers into the ground. The view might be a bit $hite, but everyone is looking into some make of screen in their free time anyways. Use the excavated soil taken out from the ground to extend the landmass out into the sea thwarting the impending sea level rise.
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For a man in your 50s you have a very odd disliking of Dublin, you should know better, it's not the worst city by any standards.
Anyway there are plenty of well run high enough apartment buildings in Dublin, we just need more of them. Ballymun was a long time ago. I don't know how this thread has turned into a Dublin bashing thread.
We absolutely need high rise apartments in Dublin and in other towns and cities in Ireland.


Honestly the government should build the lot of them, several estates of high-rise low-income apartments with decent facilities and amenities will go a long way towards solving a lot of problems in this country.
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You might want to do a bit more research my friend.

If is wasn't for the colossal amount of wealth taken from Dublin tax payers and given to provincial Ireland most of you would be living in mud huts gnawing on a blighted spud while mauling your rosary beads for salvation.


and that is not even hyperbole.
Yes and no...

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A new study shows workers in the Rebel County generate almost €105,000 per person every year, higher than the €96,000 produced by Dublin workers and even higher than that produced by high fliers in the City of London.
https://www.independent.ie/business/...-35031768.html
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Property tax should never have been introduced and only frees up other money to pump into less noble causes like bailing out banks. We got along grand without it before. Hopefully that insufferable prick Hogan will be turfed out before long, that man really despised his country as is evident from his actions.



Even if you manage to get rid of all the people living in the countryside that doesn't mean you can shove all the money that was supposedly spent on them in your pocket
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Every eu city has skyscrapers and high rise apartment,s ,
i live close to a 6 storey student accomodation block,
i see no sign of junkies or criminals hanging around there .
Builders can build apartments like in the uk or france ,if they have receptions with 24 hour security they will be no worse than any other buildings .
high rise buildings are better for the environment ,they reduce traffic and
travel time for people who live in them.
FG and fianna fail say they will build 20k house,s per year.
i doubt if the government could build a real metro system in dublin,
the children s hospital is still waiting to be built after 5 years in the plannign system.
building a underground metro is 10 times more expensive than building luas lines .
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Property tax should never have been introduced and only frees up other money to pump into less noble causes like bailing out banks. We got along grand without it before. Hopefully that insufferable prick Hogan will be turfed out before long, that man really despised his country as is evident from his actions.



Even if you manage to get rid of all the people living in the countryside that doesn't mean you can shove all the money that was supposedly spent on them in your pocket
Excuse me?
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I also think the association of skyscrapers with junkies is more of a generational thing, for the most part. I've rarely met anyone under around 40 with that mindset, unless of course specifically discussing Ballymun etc.
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Excuse me?
I'm guessing me meant a different Hogan.
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