At the most recent Balbriggan/Swords area Fingal County Council committee meeting, Cllr Darragh Butler sought an update on progress on the restoration of Bremore Castle Balbriggan:
FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL
BALBRIGGAN/SWORDS AREA COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER, 2017
Question: Councillor D. Butler
“To ask the Chief Executive for an update with regard to the restoration
works at Bremore Castle and when this fantastic building will be open to
Works on restoring the castle are at an advanced stage and it is intended
that an increasing number of public events will be facilitated in the castle
over the coming months and years having regard to the available
resources and other relevant constraints. A plan for the Regional Park
including Bremore Castle and incorporating a major Active Recreational
Hub is in preparation.
Fingal County Council has also engaged SLR Consulting to undertake a
feasibility study on the potential of Bremore Castle. The study will
Development of a shortlist of high-impact options for Bremore
Castle as a tourism product which can have an economic
regenerative impact for Balbriggan.
Identification and assessment of constraints and environmental
considerations of each option.
Advise on the extent of fit-out to be delivered by FCC to enable
these options and associated costs for FCC.
Assessment of potential operating models and estimates of their
ongoing revenue and cost implications.