Progress on Docklands Heritage Centre

Pic: Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society

Pic: Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society

Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society has had some good news with regards to their bid for a dedicated heritage centre for the Docklands.

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD has shown his support for the proposed centre, and has committed to funding a study into the project’s feasibility and scope. The report is due to be completed in April.

The Society’s next meeting takes place this coming Monday, the 12th of January in the Sean O’Casey Centre in East Wall at 8pm, and all are welcome. Items on the agenda are as follows:

  1. Review of Capstone Project 2014;
  2. Conservation Management Report;
  3. Feedback on Mansion House Exhibition;
  4. Calendar 2015;
  5. Working with the International Transport Workers’ Federation;
  6. Report of Meeting with NAMA (December 2014);
  7. Report of meeting with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe and Dublin Port Company (December 2014);
  8. Scope of proposed Docklands heritage centre and how to get Dockland community involvement in the proposals;
  9. Letter from Dublin City Manager and proposed meeting;
  10. Sheriff Street reunion;
  11. Invitation from retired members section SIPTU;
  12. The Waterfront News;
  13. City Quay proposal for an event;
  14. Progressing the recognition for William Deans;
  15. Financial position;
  16. Any other business.

By Aimée Mac Leod

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