Wynn’s Hotel demands compensation for MetroLink disruption

The 170-year old hotel says it will be forced to close for a number of weeks during construction

The hotel says it will be forced to close to prevent reputational damage when the tunnel boring machine passes underneath. Picture: Getty/Derick Hudson

Wynn’s Hotel in Dublin city centre has criticised the lack of compensation on offer from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) for the disruption caused by the MetroLink project.

Representatives from the hotel said the state body needed to reflect the impact of the construction on the business and its guests.

At the MetroLink oral hearing, Blaine Cregan, a planning consultant speaking on behalf of Wynn’s, said the hotel will likely be forced to close for several ...