Video Report: Exciting Investment on Balbriggan Main StreetNovember 2, 2015 ADMIN 0
Cllr Tony Murphy talks to Alice Coghlan about her recent investment of a property in the main street of Balbriggan and her plans for the exciting new business venture with her husband Radek Zemlicka which they hope to have open after extensive works in the Spring of 2016.
Radek plans to open a pottery workshop and shop and the couple plan to turn some of the five offices located on the first floor into residential accommodation. Alice speaks of their aim to attract loads of crafts into the area and currently have the smaller of the two shops the up for let.
Alice is no strange to the arts having worked as a drama workshop leader for 18 years and through her company Wonderland Productions (which she founded in 2003) and leads and organises drama, dance, music, clown, puppetry, design and lighting workshops in Arts Centres nationwide. Alice has also written and directed a large number of plays.
With the recent announcement of funding for Balbriggan town centre in which grants will be provided to assist landlords and commercial tenants to refurbish their shopfronts by way of design, painting and signage this new venture is an exciting boost for Balbriggan.