Conor McGregor seeks to turn Howth pub into four-storey hotel

UFC star - who bought the Waterside pub in 2022 - has sought planning to demolish the current premises on Howth’s Harbour road

At the time of purchase Conor McGregor was expected to invest millions in upgrading the Waterside. Picture: Getty

Conor McGregor-owned Waterside Bar in Howth has sought permission to build a hotel on top of the pub, according to a site notice.

According to the notice, which was posted on 28 February, the Waterside, which is a four-storey building on one side and two-storey on the other side would be demolished. In its place there would be a part five-storey and part-four storey terraced building extending its space from 1325 square meters to 2201 ...