Waterways Ireland Considers a Floating Food Market for Grand Canal Dock

February 20, 2020

Waterways Ireland has been looking at whether to build a floating food hall and outdoor deck, overlooking Grand Canal Dock’s outer basin.

The idea for seven-day “premium” food and drink stalls, a co-working space, dining area, and waterfront terrace, is set out in a feasibility study by Colliers International and Aecom, from October last year.

It might be called “The Wave”. Or “The Irish Market”. Or “The Time Out Market”, the presentation suggests.

It’s one of a number of proposals for developments in the Docklands area that are being debated by the steward for water bodies, all part of making Grand Canal Dock “a major destination project”.

At a recent council meeting, a representative for Waterways Ireland also gave an outline of plans for a triangle of land that it owns on the spot where Grand Canal Dock meets the River Dodder.


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