Page Three Girl of the Day – Boyle Business Lady Dorothy Shannon

Tuesday 18th April: Brian Farrell’s photo of Local Business lady Dorothy Shannon (King House Tea Rooms) alongside one of Tommy & Teresa Cunningham (Sloans Hardware) feature in Marese McDonagh’s excellent Irish Times page three article on Boyle … which is of course “the town we love so well”

• Writer and Boyle native John Mulligan believes no one would invest the millions needed to construct a traditional hotel in the town. However, he got the scattered hotel idea after staying in an Albergo Diffuso in Italy. He said the model had helped to revive more than 40 Italian heritage towns and could give Boyle a major boost.

Brian Farrell via Irish Times and Victoria Hall