Fingal Council seeking new operator for key visitor and tourist attractions

A LOCAL authority is seeking a new operator to manage key visitor and tourist attractions in north Dublin after the previous operator withdrew.

ingal County Council described as “disappointing” a decision by Shannon Heritage to withdraw from its contract to operate several high-profile attractions, including Malahide Castle, Butterfly House, the Casino Model Railway Museum and Newbridge House and Farm in Donabate.

The council confirmed it would begin the process of procuring a new operator for the popular tourist destinations.

It added it would work with Shannon Heritage as it moved into a six-month transitionary period and stressed that all attractions