Dáil debates

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

National Monuments: Motion [Private Members]


8:35 pm

Photo of Heather HumphreysHeather Humphreys (Cavan-Monaghan, Fine Gael) | Oireachtas source

They also have the physical scars of the Rising in the form of the openings broken through by the rebels as they tunnelled their way up the street. They retain significant 18th-century elements, including staircases, partitions, plasterwork, doors, floors, fittings and fixtures. The removal of the fundamentally new buildings alongside the national monument will allow the historical structures to be underpinned and stabilised and the gables to be given permanent finishes, protecting them into the future on a permanent basis.

It is worth noting that the restoration of Nos. 14 to 17 Moore Street is one of a number of major building projects being undertaken as part of the Government's Ireland 2016 centenary programme.


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