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Monday 30th April 2007

Meeting House Square nominated for Academy of Urbanism�s Great Place award�

Meeting House Square is among a shortlist of nominations for this years Academy of Urbanism of Great Britain and Ireland awards in the category of Great Place. Our competitors in this category include the re-developed Eyre Square in Galway and the Quayside in Newcastle and seven other areas in the UK.The winner will be announced in November and each area will be visited by a team from the Academy.

Meeting House Square was one of 4 public spaces developed for Temple Bar and was designed by Paul Keogh Architects, members of the Group 91 architects.

Temple Bar has also been shortlisted in the category of Great Neighbourhood and in this category the competition includes Soho in London and Castlefields in Manchester among others.

The theme of this years awards is Space, Place and Life and the key criteria include, governance, local character, distinctiveness, user friendliness, functionality, commercial success and viability and environmental and social sustainability.

Log back on later in the year for an update on winners.