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Dun Laoghaire ‘Aqua Park’ Seeks Exception From Planning

26th April 2018
An inflatable aqua park similar to this one in England’s New Forest could pop up in Dun Laoghaire’s Coal Harbour this year An inflatable aqua park similar to this one in England’s New Forest could pop up in Dun Laoghaire’s Coal Harbour this year Photo: New Forest Water Park

#DLHarbour - It’s all change for Dun Laoghaire Harbour ahead of its pending transfer to local authority control — and part of that change might be seen this summer in the form of an inflatable aqua park.

Big Splash Water Parks Ltd has lodged a planning exemption application for an inflatable waterpark and barge to be installed in the Coal Harbour, after winning a tender from the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company to provide the recreational amenity.

The inflatable aqua park would comprise an inflatable obstacle course with a barge for changing facilities. No works or change of use would be involved in its installation and therefore it does not constitute a development, the applicant states.

The application is available to view HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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