The solar panels would be the creation of businessman Richard Quirke, almost certainly Irelands wealthiest men.
OVER THE PAST fortnight, Fora continues looking at a few of the a lot more significant big-ticket work which are floated in run-up around the Celtic Tiger and the wake of their demise.
Correct we’re looking into a rather a great deal less unrealistic, however out-there, proposition – to make a Las Vegas-style ‘super casino’ from the borders of Tipperary.
What exactly is it?
Entrepreneur Richard Quirke, on the list of nation’s wealthiest people, got a shine to Two-Mile Borris, a little village in Tipperary near his or her local Thurles.
Quirke, famous for his or her possession of Dr Quirkey’s fun time Emporium in Dublin, had been aiming to establish a ‘super-casino’ at the area.
The initial strategies had been really if they are not serious. These people included conditions for (serious breath these days), all-weather racecourse and greyhound monitors, an equestrian middle, a full-size reproduction of White quarters, a casino, a 500-bedroom resorts and a golf training course on an 800-acre growth.
That’s and additionally a car or truck park your car with about 6,000 rooms and a landing base for helicopters, with several pubs, dining and stores placed set for great determine.