Hotel boss is out to launch; NEWS SNIPS.
CORK: The north county town of Fermoy could soon become the St Louis of Ireland if plans to build a floating restaurant get the go-ahead.
Planning permission planning permission
formal permission granted by a local authority for the construction, alteration, or change of use of a building
planning permission n → licencia de obras for the 60-seater theme restaurant on a Mississippi style steam boat is being sought by hotelier Emlyn Heaps.
It is proposed that the two-deck boat will weigh 30 tonnes, measure 57ft by 17ft and will be moored moor 1
v. moored, moor·ing, moors
1. To make fast (a vessel, for example) by means of cables, anchors, or lines: at Ashe Quay QUAY, estates. A wharf at which to load or land goods, sometimes spelled key.
2. In its enlarged sense the word quay, means the whole space between the first row of houses of a city, and the sea or river 5 L. R. 152, 215. on the River Blackwater.
Mr Heaps added that the project, if approved, would be a boon Boon
A general term that refers to a benefit or improvement for investors. This can include such things as increased dividends, a stock market rally and stock buybacks.
Notes: to the local tourist trade.