Tuesday January 28, 2020

Top hotels oppose College Green plaza plan

Plan has the potential to massively disrupt spending patterns in Dublin’s economy

2nd July, 2017
Artist’s impression of the proposed pedestrian plaza at College Green

A group of five-star hotels in Dublin city centre will this week come out against the city council’s plan to pedestrianise College Green.

It is understood that six hotels will submit a joint opinion to Dublin City Council requesting an oral hearing on the €10 million plan, which would see a ban on all traffic crossing to and from Dame Street.

The hotels concerned are the Fitzwilliam, the Marker, the Merrion, the Shelbourne,...

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