Roof would be crowning glory for Cork’s Princes Street

Businesses on the busy street are preparing a submission to the council to cover street so they can permanently retain outdoor seating at restaurants

23rd August, 2020
Roof would be crowning glory for Cork’s Princes Street
Princes Street, in Cork, which has been pedestrianised on a trial basis. Businesses are to submit plans to the council for the street to be covered by a roof to allow outdoor seating to be available permanently. Picture: John Allen

Ireland, as the saying goes, would be a great little country if only you could put a roof over it. And now traders in Cork are going to try just that.

Businesses on Princes Street, Cork city’s new al fresco dining quarter, want to put a roof over the thoroughfare to permanently retain outdoor seating put in place since the outbreak of Covid-19.

Princes Street is one of a number of roads that...

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