U2 partnership given leave to challenge decision on Clarence Hotel redevelopment
The facade of the Clarence Hotel on Wellinton Quay in Dublin. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times
by Ray Managh, Aodhan O’Faolain
Plans by Bono and The Edge to revive their parked €150 million revamp of Dublin’s Clarence Hotel were stopped in their tracks by Dublin City Council, the High Court has heard.
Eamon Galligan, senior counsel for The Clarence Partnership, which includes developer Paddy McKillen, said the local authority had refused to extend planning permission it granted in 2007 for a new and enlarged hotel.
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