On This Day in 2004: Protests at the Clondalkin Round Tower

On This Day in 2004: Protests at the Clondalkin Round Tower

On this day in 2004 local residents and historians came out to protest the proposed building on the land beside the Round Tower in Clondalkin.

The plan was to develop the land for both commercial and residential purposes, with the plans including the construction of a restaurant and apartments.

Those protesting wanted the land beside the protected structure and national monument turned into a heritage centre.

Their protests were successful, and 13 years later we are on the verge of seeing the heritage centre being opened along with a visitor centre and restaurant, which will be run by the Happy Pear.

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