"Spreading city" County Dublin by Red_Hugh

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centre of the country (demographically!)

County Dublin is dominated by the spreading city of Dublin which sometimes seems to cover the whole county and which has extended its tentacles throughout the rest of the province of Leinster (one of the 4 in Ireland)

Around 40% of the Irish population live in and around the city so County Dublin is facing constant presssures on its land bank and as a result sadly many beautiful places have been engulfed by suburbia. Traditionally North County Dublin was the main market gardening centre in Ireland and the land around Dublin is some of the best in the country for agriculture but . . . modernity beckons!

  • Last visit to County Dublin: Dec 2006
  • Intro Updated Mar 11, 2007
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    Jan 4, 2007 at 1:05 AM

    Hello, thks for your comment on my page. I found your transportation tip for Dublin very helpful. Take care, Patricia

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