In July 2020 after 31 years, Derry & Sallyanne Clarke will be closing their l’Ecrivain Restaurant. They say, “We are very proud of our time in business and we feel that the time is right to end on a high while the business is still relevant and successful”.They say: 'Derry is moving on and very involved in opening a new bar/restaurant on the Quays in Dublin 2 in Autumn 2020. There is a place for all our team to join him there if they so wish. Derry is also continuing with his consultancy work and especially his ‘Derry Clarke at Home Range’. He will also be appearing on the VMTV Six O Clock Show and other media as usual.
An apology was read out in the High Court today to the woman who contracted Legionnaires Disease after using the spa facilities of Muckross Park Hotel n Co Kerry.The apology was given in court by the Muckross Park Hotel, Killarney .and NCH Ireland Limited (Chem Aqua) to Mary Kelleher from Cork who got Legionnaires Disease after staying in the Muckross Park Hotel in August 2015
The Hellfire Club visitor centre, planned for the Dublin Mountains, will not have an adverse impact on protected wildlife and habitats, according to a new survey.
This plan by South Dublin County Council involves spending €19m on a visitor centre, shop, walkers lounge and changing facilities at the Hellfire Club near Rathfarnham.
A number of groups, including local residents, are opposed to the proposal which has been described as a vanity project.
Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa is adding to its wedding offerings with the “The Lodge at Ballygarry” – a rustic inspired onsite ceremony venue which is due to launch in Summer 2020. The Lodge designed for hosting a Civil, Spiritualist or Humanist ceremony at Ballygarry. . The Lodge will feature a rustic standalone building highlighting the backdrop of the Kerry Mountains with a large gable window behind the altar and a loft conversion for musicians overlooking the main gallery.