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Ireland Trinity College to develop billion euro campus in Dublin's docklands as part of Grand Canal Innovation District

16:41  12 july  2018
16:41  12 july  2018 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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Trinity College Dublin has unveiled plans for a new innovation district in the capital. The plan, which would include a new €1 billion TCD technology and innovation campus at a 5.5 acre site near Grand Canal Quay and Macken St, is being supported by the Government.

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A new €1 billion campus for Trinity College is set to be developed in the heart of Dublin's docklands.

It was announced this morning as part of the Grand Canal Innovation District which is a new urban centre for the capital that will combine startups, multi-national companies and universities.

It will become the famous old college's second campus, focused on technology and innovation on a site located adjacent to Grand Canal Quay and Macken Street.

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Trinity College Dublin Revered alumni include Oscar Wilde and Bram Stoker. Today, it exceeds 17,000 students, all of whom live, work and socialise around the city centre. Grand Canal Dock This docklands redevelopment is now known informally as Silicon Docks

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Provost of Trinity, Dr Patrick Prendergast, said: “The presence of a world class university at the heart of the Grand Canal Innovation District will be the catalyst for collaboration and partnership between industry and universities.

"I am therefore delighted to announce that Trinity has decided after much thought to commit to taking the historic step of developing a second campus dedicated to technology and innovation on a designated site adjacent to Grand Canal Quay and Macken Street in the heart of the district.

"This 5.5-acre site is ideally suited to the proposed use and will transform the existing area.”

The facade of a building of Trinity College is pictured in Dublin on August 5, 2017. Trinity College is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university in Ireland. (Photo by Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images) © Catalyst Images The facade of a building of Trinity College is pictured in Dublin on August 5, 2017. Trinity College is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university in Ireland. (Photo by Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is launching the plan in Dublin this morning and he spoke of the "exciting opportunity".

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Trinity College Dublin / Centre for Social Innovation Located in the heart of Dublin , Trinity College Dublin is recognised internationally as Ireland’ s premier university and as one of the world' s In 2017, the Central Bank moved from Dame Street to its new Docklands Campus on North Wall Quay.

He said: "I am really excited about this plan to further develop the Silicon Docks as an Innovation District involving a collaboration of business, Government and the university sector.

“We have to ask ourselves; how can we market Ireland and Dublin as the ideal location for the next wave of investment? As the world changes around us, we must continuously adapt and future-proof our economy.

The facade of a building of Trinity College is pictured in Dublin on August 5, 2017. Trinity College is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university in Ireland. (Photo by Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images) © Catalyst Images The facade of a building of Trinity College is pictured in Dublin on August 5, 2017. Trinity College is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, a research university in Ireland. (Photo by Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

"The development of the Grand Canal Innovation District is an exciting opportunity to build a world-class innovation district where companies, researchers and entrepreneurs link up, to identify new products or services and discuss how they might be brought to market.”

Funding for the new Trinity College campus will be financed by the university in collaboration with industry, debt-funding entities and other sources of funding.

Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85 .
O’Donoghue was elected to the Dáil in 1977 as a TD for Dun Laoghaire. He had previously acted as an economic adviser to Taoiseach Jack Lynch, as well as the author of the manifesto which saw Fianna Fáil gain a 20-seat majority in the Dáil.He would serve as Economic Planning and Development Minister from 1977 to 1979, when Charles Haughey became Taoiseach and abolished the position.He would return to cabinet as Education Minister in 1982.However, he would refuse to back Haughey in a leadership challenge that year and resigned from government.

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