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Waterways Ireland to extend Grand Canal food markets

Organisation applies to Dublin City Council for permission to expand ‘valuable source of employment and commercial activity’, despite objections

Killian Woods

Business reporter

5th April, 2020
Lunchtime destination: Mespil Road food market on Dublin’s Grand Canal

Waterways Ireland plans to double down on the lunchtime food markets it operates along Dublin’s Grand Canal.

The organisation has licences to operate food markets in front of its offices at Grand Canal Quay, along the canal at Mespil Road and on the northern bank of the Grand Canal at Charlemont Place.

The food markets at these locations can only operate for a maximum of 30 days in a calendar year, but the...

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