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Developer Successful In Legal Challenge Over Cliffs of Moher Parking

11th December 2023
Looking north towards O'Brien's Tower at the Cliffs of Moher
Looking north towards O'Brien's Tower at the Cliffs of Moher Credit: Bjørn Christian Tørrissen/Wikimedia

A developer has succeeded in a legal challenge over parking at the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare.

As The Sunday Independent reports, the Supreme Court has ruled against Clare County Council’s bid to be granted leave to appeal an earlier ruling in favour of developer John Flanagan.

Flanagan’s company, Diamrem Ltd, has built two park-and-ride facilities at Doolin and Liscannor.

The car parks were built under what Flanagan claims was a long-standing agreement with the council.

However, he says the continued use of a carpark next to the Cliffs of Moher has made his company’s facilities uneconomic.

It is understood he is seeking damages from the local authority. The newspaper reports the damages to be in the region of 15 million euros.

Read The Sunday Independent here

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