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category dublin | consumer issues | other press author Wednesday June 13, 2007 13:54author by iosaf Report this post to the editors

I was stunned by the implications of this little story I just spotted on RTE. It seems Dublin hasn't had an IKEA before. How did you escape the stylish homogenous cheaply produced and easy to assemble look ?

Will the FF/Green coalition have any influence on peoples' need or want for such furniture & interior bits and bobs?
jobs for ballymun & style for all
jobs for ballymun & style for all

Surely only time will tell. But one thing is certain :- in a very short time most of Dublin will move on from recycled furniture found on the street, MFI tables and built in Telly display units & look exactly the same as everywhere else.

& there will be jobs too. Complete with stylish "I work here" T-shirts.

Many of you will worry is Ballymun the right place for such an emporium, I recall when they set up in my home barcelona, they felt the need to advertise themselves under the slogan welcome to the republic of your casa & situated their megastores (which include a dinky maze approach to customer herding). They put their two stores in the opposite slumish bits of town. I suppose a bit like suggesting an Ikea shop in Weston and St John's of Limerick.

Oh the future & what it holds for you!

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from RTE :-
An Bord Pleanla has given the green light to the Swedish furniture giant IKEA to build a superstore at Ballymun in Dublin.
In its decision, An Bord Pleanla said the new shop would not overload the M50 junction because of 30 conditions it is attaching to the planning permission. IKEA can begin the construction of the building, however it is not allowed to open for business until the M50 upgrade has been completed, according to conditions set by An Bord Pleanla. AdvertisementThe planning board stipulated that IKEA can not open before 11am. It also ruled out 'browse time' in which shoppers can inspect goods before tills open. Under the conditions IKEA must ensure that there is a shuttle bus service to Ballymun. Fingal County Council granted planning permission last October, but it was appealed to An Bord Pleanla by seven parties, including the National Roads Authority (NRA).

http://www.rte.ie/news/2007/0613/ikea.html

the site of the store itself - it's more than store - it's a way of life.
http://www.ikea.com/

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Ikea Ballymun     typical    Wed Jun 13, 2007 22:05 
   oh dear "typical" you didn't read it did you? I never said Ballymun was a slum.. IKEA & IMC activism     iosaf    Thu Jun 14, 2007 09:16 
   side-effects     Conspicious Consumption    Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:41 
   Ikea     Typical    Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:35 
   consumer tips ahead of "all Irish homesteads looking the same"     iosaf    Thu Jun 14, 2007 12:11 
   Greens should stop this     Anto Whelan    Thu Jun 14, 2007 19:43 
   Greens come from an FF base.     Green and FF    Thu Jun 14, 2007 19:49 
   There are many issues in an IKEA store :- Sustainability, Traffic, Employment, Globalisation &     iosaf    Fri Jun 15, 2007 14:33 
   See the link...     Link    Wed Jul 04, 2007 19:55 
 10   Moot     Diatom    Sun Jul 22, 2007 11:45 
 11   Have you thought about the positives?     Ell    Mon Oct 20, 2008 04:40 


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