No room at the Inns

Ireland’s hotel sector is in the midst of a massive revival. But, with prices going up, will tourists be turned off?

21st December, 2014

When Luke and Brian Comer bought Tallaght’s Glashaus Hotel, it had been vacant for a number of years, a latter-day relic of the property bubble.

Built by developer Liam O’Carroll, it was unveiled in 2007 at the peak of the boom only to be shut less than two years later when the economic crisis brought the hotel sector to its knees.

It landed in the Comers’ hands last year as part of...

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