Monday 5 December 2016

Summertime and the living is easy

In beautiful Brittas Bay, Ireland's elite pay €10,000 a year to park their luxury mobile homes, writes Carol Hunt

Published 08/08/2010 | 05:00

You may have heard of all the angst and fear some 'campers' in Brittas Bay are currently experiencing? No?

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Well, despite the past few years of falling land prices and tightening of belts all around, the landlord of a certain site is insisting on his right to increase the yearly land rent -- by a whopping 15 per cent. But lest you are tempted to weep tears of rage and sympathy into your Sunday fry up, I feel I have to advise you to desist. This is no ordinary campsite, these are no ordinary mobile homes and these are certainly not your average campers.

Tales of a place that the recession seems to have forgotten recently made their way to the capital, where they have been greeted with raised eyebrows of disbelief.

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