UPDATE: An Application To Retain The Starbucks In Howth Has Been Rejected

It doesn't look like they'll be around much longer

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Back in September we learned that Fingal County Council had served notice on Starbucks on Harbour Road, Howth, to shut its doors for good – giving the cafe four weeks to close.

As it turned out, the owners hadn't gotten planning permission to change the use of their property from a bike shop into a Starbucks. 

The company that owns the Starbucks, Faynon, then made an application to the council to retain the Howth coffee shop on September 27, weeks after it had been given a closure deadline. 

The council have now rejected this retention application on the basis that it is invalid. 

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Alana Laverty

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