More than €500,000 in building charges paid by Portobello Plaza hotel developers to Dublin City Council

Development contribution and road opening licence mean hotel developers have paid more than €505,000 to build on the site next to the Grand Canal

Permission for the development was granted with conditions by Dublin City Council in 2018, but conditions were overturned by An Bord Pleanála in 2019 following an appeal from the developers. Picture: Sasko Lazarov/

Developers of a hotel beside Portobello Plaza have paid €500,000 to Dublin City Council in building charges for a €40 million project.

The developers of the new Nyx Hotel at Portobello Harbour have paid at least €505,542.90 to date, figures disclosed by the council show. The public space, which had been closed for parts of the summer, has been cordoned off while construction takes place.

A development contribution of €278,112.90 was paid in October 2019 ...