Galway City Council has given the green light for a new indoor artisan food market – which is set to open its doors in June or July, with around 30 food stalls as well as beer and wine.
The backers of the new market in the former Connacht Tribune printworks on Market Street have welcomed the planning approval and are now working on final specifications for the development.
The Headspace Group – owned by Galway property developer Michael Maye – plans to have the 10,500 square foot food hall open “in June or July”.
Already, around 80 potential stall operators have contacted the company to express an interest. In total, there will be around thirty stalls and two glazed ‘classroom’ areas which will be used for classes and demonstrations, as well as for pop-up units by travelling chefs.
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