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A Central Bank wedding? Possible uses for the Dame Street building

Or the Central Bank Niteclub anyone?

Image: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A GROUP OF architects have suggested turning the Central Bank building into a library for Dublin city after the current occupants leave Dame Street for their new abode on North Wall Quay.

According to a front page report in the Irish Times, a few more off-centre ideas emerged from a recent brainstorming session, including changing the modern building into a missile silo, bird sanctuary or 24-hour Tesco.

TheJournal.ie has taken a look at what other countries have converted their old banks into and come up with some more alternative suggestions:

A Central Bank wedding? Possible uses for the Dame Street building
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