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Fair City WILL relocate despite objections from residents


Fair City, Ireland’s longest running soap, has been given the go-ahead to move to a different location.

However, several restrictions have been imposed to the planning application by Dublin City Council according to Independent.ie

One of the terms only allows filming between 8am – 6pm, Monday to Friday. And Saturday from 8am to 1pm.

On the move: Ireland’s longest running soap will move its set despite the earlier objections | RTÉ

The new set will be located  in the north-eastern area of the campus, adjacent to Nutley Road.

Selling the land on which the current Fair City site is located will raise €107.5m for the the national broadcaster.

The new location had caused concerns for local residents, including worries about noise levels and the new set’s proximity to their homes.

Restricted: Several restrictions have been imposed on the use of the set in its new location | RTÉ

Over the next five years, the whole of Carraigstown will move to its new home, unless further ­permission is granted by the council or An Bord Pleanala.

Dublin City Council has will also determine when the new sets will be built.

The application has allowed permission to rebuild 11 sets, including the rebuilding of the famous McCoy’s pub.

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