Thursday August 13, 2020

Temple Bar refused permission to expand famous premises

New whiskey tasting rooms turned down as Dublin City Council rules there is an ‘over-concentration’ of licensed premises in the area

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
12th July, 2020
The owners of the Temple Bar have been blocked from expanding their premises. Picture: PA

The owners of the Temple Bar, one of the country’s most well-known pubs, have been blocked from expanding their premises even further.

The move was prevented by Dublin City Council due to an “over-concentration” of licensed premises in the area.

Owned by Tom and Jackie Cleary, the Temple Bar is one of the most frequented pubs by tourists in Ireland. It has been dubbed the country’s most photographed pub by Lonely...

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