Re: Re: well what about the developments popping up in the shannonside ?
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No, no inside info. goin on here Tuborg, Was referring to the fact that the whole inside of BT’s has been done up which means there’s a better choice of things on sale and that along with the other new shops that have opened, there’s less need to go to Roches now, so that might force them to up their standard a bit. As for the facade of BT’s – well it’s hardly alone in warrenting criticism. Most of the buildings around there (which at present marks the very centre of the city) convey the image of a very drab place, Dunnes Stores on O’Connell St, Bank of Ireland, Ryans Jewellers, penneys/ Burger King, Arthur’s Quay SC are all fairly depressing and it would be fairly optimistic to think that they’re all going to change overnight into some kind of spectacular architectural marvel. But if they do, here’s a couple of interesting precedents that go a little beyond Georgian pastiche