Jeanie Johnston ‘next best viable option’ if Dublin’s whitewater centre plan is shelved

Previously unpublished documents show that Dublin City Council has been advised on other potential uses for George’s Dock if the whitewater facility is ultimately shelved.

25th April, 2021
Jeanie Johnston ‘next best viable option’ if Dublin’s whitewater centre plan is shelved
The Jeanie Johnston on the Liffey Pic: Fergal Phillips

Lifting the Jeanie Johnston tall ship into George’s Dock by crane is the next best viable option if Dublin City Council’s controversial whitewater centre is shelved, an unpublished report has said.

Earlier this year, Dublin City Council revealed that construction on the €25 million whitewater rafting, kayaking and water rescue facility was expected to commence within months.

Last month, its application for €19 million in funding for the project was turned...

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