🍏🍊 It’s the last day of trading at Dublin’s Fruit & Veg Market near Smithfield after 127 years 🍓🍍
It’ll close this afternoon for a €3 million redevelopment pic.twitter.com/iH2SZXuC83
— Stephen Murphy (@Stephen_Murphy5) August 23, 2019
Dublin’s Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Market between Capel Street and Smithfield in Dublin 7 will close today, after being open for 127 years, to make way for a redevelopment which is expected to take two years.
Last week RTÉ reported that a compensation package for the last remaining stallholders at the market was believed to involve up to €5million.
A tender for the redevelopment will be put out next month.
Gaz Smith, of Michael’s restaurant on Mount Merrion in Dublin, has tweeted that he has seen the council’s planned redevelopments…
Previously: At The Market
Pics: Old Dublin Town