New Battle of Clontarf Baths as DCC opens investigation

The historic 130-year-old seawater pool was restored and the location redeveloped by Turk’s Head publican and hotelier David Cullen and his family

10th June, 2018
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The popular Baths at Clontarf Picture: Fergal Phillips

Dublin City Council is investigating the Clontarf Baths development where the outdoor swimming pool required as part of planning permission has not yet opened.

The historic 130-year-old seawater pool was restored and the location redeveloped by Turk’s Head publican and hotelier David Cullen and his family, and a very popular 250-seat restaurant and café bar opened there, at a cost of close to €2.5 million.

However, the swimming pool remaining closed has...

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