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Council give go ahead to Trump Doonbeg ballroom

TRUMP International in Doonbeg has been granted planning permission from Clare County Council to build a ballroom and 53 holiday homes at the site in West Clare. The projected cost of the project is almost €40m. The resort will double in size as a result and will incorporate a new restaurant, along with a gate house. The construction of the ballroom and associated facilities will be a huge boost to the West Clare economy which was hit recently of news of 109 layoffs at ESB Moneypoint. The ball room will be 1,774 square metres in size and will be capable of catering for 300 guests.

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Clearning the ballroom in Lisdoonvarna

WORK is underway in Lisdoonvarna on creating a historical exhibition in the ballroom of the Spa Wells. The aim is to show how the town developed from the discovery of the different wells in the mid-1700s right up to modern times. Lisdoonvarna Historical Society is behind the project and will be using photographs, prints and arterfacts to try and bring history to life. Pat Dowling is chairman of the group and he said, “It’s a work in progress at the moment. We got a small grant from Leader so we decided we will put up 20 roll-up banners, put on some of the high-resolution photographs. There are some super photographs, both in the National Library and some of the ones we have ourselves. We’re going to have some display trays and a bit of memorabilia in general from the Spa Wells and the town as well.” The group already has a fair bit of work done and Pat is hopeful …

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