Developer says Skibbereen convent will not become direct provision centre
The owner of the controversial Skellig Star hotel in Cahersiveen vows his redevelopment project in the Co Cork town will consist of office space, apartments and houses
A property developer, who owns a Kerry hotel at the centre of a direct provision controversy, has said he will not open a similar facility in a convent he is redeveloping in Cork.
Paul Collins, the owner of the Skellig Star Hotel in Cahersiveen, has struck a deal to buy the former Sisters of Mercy convent in Skibbereen from Bernard Hennessy, its current owner, who bought the site in 2014 for €500,000.
The deal is predicated...
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