Owner of Dublin's Sole Seafood & Grill venue Larry Murrin has objected to publican's Paul Keaveny's plan to open a 113-seater jazz club in the basement beneath Sole on the capital's South William Street.
According to The Business Post, an objection filed on behalf of RW Restaurant Limited, which is owned by Murrin and Padraic O'Kane, stated that Sole's operators are concerned that noise from the proposed jazz club will affect trade.
The objection also stated, "The proposed drawings for the development allow for escape through our client's premises, which will seriously impact on the security of their premises as the trading hours of the proposed development are not in sync with our client's trading hours.
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"To properly act as a means of fire escape, the door into our client's property would have to remain open/unlocked at all times.
"This would allow persons to go through the door and find their way into our client's premises."
An acoustic report submitted to Dublin City Council by a third party on behalf of Keaveny stated that noise transfer to adjacent premises is likely to fall within appropriate limits and residual noise impact will be negligible.
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