Moore St campaigners seek meeting with city officials

The group campaigning to save and redevelop 16 Moore Street in Dublin is seeking an urgent meeting with city officials to discuss the poor state of the building.

The group campaigning to save and redevelop 16 Moore Street in Dublin is seeking an urgent meeting with city officials to discuss the poor state of the building.

Dublin City Council wants to preserve the historic building, which is owned by a group of businessman planning to demolish it as part of a retail development.

The house was the last refuge of the leaders of the 1916 Rising before they surrendered to British forces.

The campaign to save the building received fresh momentum last week when John Connolly, the grandson of rebel leader James Connolly, slammed the city authorities for allowing it to become derelict.

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