Brian Lavery (2006). “Going to Dublin”. Retrieved on March 11, 2011 from
Dublin is a bland place and was always bland even during Ireland’s economic boom.
When Ireland was doing it’s best, it was still a boring place. The goodness of Dublin was
hard to find because there were so many offices and apartments. Any warmth of the city
was missing and hiding behind the office buildings that were making money for Dublin.
Not only was the city unpleasant but the people were undesirable too because instead of
going to work, they stayed on the crowded streets. The streets were not crowded in a
good way but rather overly crowded with disagreeable people. There is an abundance of
British franchises. People did not want to be associated with Dublin. People wanted to
move away as soon as they could. Now, however, Dublin is more sophisticated. Dublin is
now improving and becoming a better place to be. Dublin has more nationalism. The
cuisine and fashion is better now. People are even more mature and stylish as they wear