Upcoming Events

Dublin | Housing

no events match your query!

New Events

Dublin

no events posted in last week

Blog Feeds

Cedar Lounge
Ni dieu ni maître. Ni patrie, ni patron.

offsite link Signs of Hope ? A continuing series 12:40 Fri Aug 07, 2020 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Socialist Voice, August edition 11:21 Fri Aug 07, 2020 | guestposter

offsite link A thesis? 11:02 Fri Aug 07, 2020 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link No great surprise 09:03 Fri Aug 07, 2020 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Independent Left: Irish Relationship and Sexuality Education should be secular and not controlled by... 11:30 Thu Aug 06, 2020 | guestposter

Cedar Lounge >>

Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link Some Thoughts on the Brexit Joint Report 11:50 Sat Dec 09, 2017

offsite link IRISH COMMONWEALTH: TRADE UNIONS AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN THE 21ST CENTURY 14:06 Sat Nov 18, 2017

offsite link Notes for a Book on Money and the Irish State - The Marshall Aid Program 15:10 Sat Apr 02, 2016

offsite link The Financial Crisis:What Have We Learnt? 19:58 Sat Aug 29, 2015

offsite link Money in 35,000 Words or Less 21:34 Sat Aug 22, 2015

Dublin Opinion >>

NAMA Wine Lake

offsite link Test ? 12 November 2018 Mon Nov 12, 2018 14:28 | namawinelake

offsite link Farewell from NWL Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake

offsite link Happy 70th Birthday, Michael Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake

offsite link Of the Week? Sat May 18, 2013 00:02 | namawinelake

offsite link Noonan denies IBRC legal fees loan approval to Paddy McKillen was in breach of E... Fri May 17, 2013 14:23 | namawinelake

NAMA Wine Lake >>

Dublin Coastal Development: Hoax or Developer's Hooley?

category dublin | housing | other press author Monday September 25, 2006 10:16author by d'other Report this post to the editors

Who's behind this viral video and planning application.

Anyone able to cast their mind back over the Robocop film franchise should be able to recall the many Omni Consumer Product ads featured in the film with their distinct dystopian undertones amidst a sea of promise. A similar style of ad has been circulating on the Irish inter-web as a viral video. Produced by the 'multi-disciplined, multi- talented' Wasaki Global Corporation it details the plans to build three islands off the coast of Dublin, complete with a replica Howth, 42,000 flats, 3 golf courses, several motor-ways and a giraffe only zoo. Yeah right says you., next they'll try and resurrect Atlantis. Word on the blogosphere would suggest that it's the work of an ad agency called Chemistry who conceived it as a stunt to launch new property website Funda Ireland. Clever bastards, eh? Well clever enough to take in a certain Labour politician on Morning Ireland earlier today.

http://www.dublincoastaldevelopment.com/
http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=2054993276
http://www.spoilt.ie/

author by Frank Mcpublication date Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:04author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Although it's proved to be a great hoax, Seamrog City has highlighted the possibility that land reclamation in Dublin Bay may be a thing of the future. Witness the PD's plans for a "Manhattan-like" skyline for the Port area.

http://www.progressivedemocrats.ie/press_room/1616/.

Funda.ie may be the recepents of a lot of free(?) publicity but Is this a case of a joke revealing a greater truth?

Related Link: http://www.dublincoastaldevelopment.com
 
© 2001-2020 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy