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Posted: 14.09.2020  ·  #2
Very handy setup!! Public toilets,Food court, Fuel and I don't see any problem with and overnight there either.


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What grey water disposal do bus's have?. it seems strange to me that a bus would only need to dump grey water.?


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What grey water disposal do bus's have?. it seems strange to me that a bus would only need to dump grey water.?


Probably hadn't got a motorhome sign and the bus one might help stop cars Parking there . Great to see the facility there , hopefully there'll be alot more


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Apple green would benefit from a setup like that as well

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I still don't get it? If bus's need a Grey dump, do they not also need Black
I think they are going to come out one morning to find someone has let go a holding tank all over the drain.
Then they will quickly find a No Motorhome Sign.
facilities like that are great but why only go half way?.

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I've messaged them on Facebook to find out more.

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.Hi Ally, thank you very much for adding us to your App ;) Yes, you can park in here over night no problem with a selection of fabulous breakfast from our Deli 😉 In regards of the water, we are definitely ready to help out with grey water. I would have to do more research on black water and I will come back to you as soon I know more. Thanks, Tomas


I have explained about black water and he is getting back to me with more info.


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.Hi Ally, thank you very much for adding us to your App ;) Yes, you can park in here over night no problem with a selection of fabulous breakfast from our Deli 😉 In regards of the water, we are definitely ready to help out with grey water. I would have to do more research on black water and I will come back to you as soon I know more. Thanks, Tomas


I have explained about black water and he is getting back to me with more info.


It’s a win-win.

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.Hi Ally, thank you very much for adding us to your App ;) Yes, you can park in here over night no problem with a selection of fabulous breakfast from our Deli 😉 In regards of the water, we are definitely ready to help out with grey water. I would have to do more research on black water and I will come back to you as soon I know more. Thanks, Tomas


I have explained about black water and he is getting back to me with more info.


Brilliant, it would be great to have a network of places throughout the country where you could unload waste and take on water like in France. By the way how far is it from Junction 14, sounds to be very near.

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I have explained about black water and he is getting back to me with more info.


Brilliant, it would be great to have a network of places throughout the country where you could unload waste and take on water like in France. By the way how far is it from Junction 14, sounds to be very near.


J17 was the old N7/N8 split when the N8 went through Abbeyleix. The new Plaza is almost side by side with the Midway service area.

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Added to app.

Still waiting on more information.

http://www.plazagroup.ie/

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Great news about the Portlaoise Plaza do the same guys own the Obama Plaza? I'm just going by to signage both are the same style.
Obama Plaza don't seem to be very friendly re overnight Parking, I never have just going by the signage and their audio recordings.


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Great news about the Portlaoise Plaza do the same guys own the Obama Plaza? I'm just going by to signage both are the same style.
Obama Plaza don't seem to be very friendly re overnight Parking, I never have just going by the signage and their audio recordings.


It seems to be owner by the plaza group
Same owner as Supermacs Pat Mc Donagh

He has a good few opened now,

The Barrack o Bama
Kinnegad plaza
The plaza Kiltullagh M6 Motorway
The one in Tipperary town,

There are more but I cannot think of them

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He also also owns a bunch of Hotels including the Castle Oaks Hotel in Castleconnell which was motorhome friendly under previous ownership, could be worthwhile working on the relationship.


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Posted: 15.09.2020  ·  #17
Has anyone ever stayed overnight in any of his other services?


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Has anyone ever stayed overnight in any of his other services?


I've stayed on the M6 one just after the toll plaza ,park in truck area , toilet block,shower and water available , down side , trucks starting to work at 6 am

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We stopped one night at Obama plaza...no issues at all

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Has anyone ever stayed overnight in any of his other services?


I've stayed on the M6 one just after the toll plaza ,park in truck area , toilet block,shower and water available , down side , trucks starting to work at 6 am


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We stopped one night at Obama plaza...no issues at all


Services at these?


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Dont know...we pulled in late ish and headed off early. I would assume so as trucks etc stay overnight also.

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I've stayed on the M6 one just after the toll plaza ,park in truck area , toilet block,shower and water available , down side , trucks starting to work at 6 am

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Stayed at obama complex a few times no issues .

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Can also use the Motorhome Craic fuel card here.

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Posted: 20.09.2020  ·  #25
I stopped at the Portlaoise plaza on my way back from Lough Ree, I had to wait to dump grey water because a Van full of Greyhounds was parked very near the drain and they were walking the dogs on the grassy area.
Its on a slope so if your grey tank drains from the front you need to drive in as normal, if its a rear drain then you may have to turn and face uphill.
Great facility.


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