April 16, 2024

A significant extension is underway at Century Complicated in Letterkenny to ship much more state-of-the-art leisure for everybody – from toddlers to grandparents!

As much as 25 new jobs shall be created within the blockbuster growth, which is able to embrace an excellent bigger indoor mushy play centre, indoor loopy golf and two thriller actions which can be being stored below wraps for now.

Century Complicated has all the time been the last word household vacation spot, providing enjoyable for ages 0 to 90 throughout the 8-screen Cinema, Backstage Bar & Grill, Bida’s Bar and Century Play. This time, teenagers and younger adults get a particular deal with with new arcade video games and thrilling extras for them to whereas away the hours.

Proprietor Mark Doherty is happy to carry the enterprise to a complete new degree in 2024. The advanced, when full, will stretch throughout 85,000ft – not together with the cinema.

“I like to see the enterprise develop. I get an adrenaline rush from placing plans in movement and seeing them take off. It’s all the time an ideal buzz,” he tells Donegal Each day.

“Century Play is at present the second largest children playframe in Eire and by the point this renovation is completed we imagine it will likely be the largest indoor mushy play in Eire.”

Good issues come to those that wait, and whereas Century Play shall be closed for a interval, it can reopen larger and higher within the new house in June. The remainder of the actions are scheduled to be accomplished by October.

Mark Doherty, Proprietor of Century Complicated, exterior the extension. Native builders Dorrian Development are behind the development of the location whereas the architects are MH Associates in Letterkenny.

Century Complicated is actively recruiting to accommodate its progress, aiming to increase its crew from 95 as much as 120 staff.

Mark’s imaginative and prescient extends past mere leisure. He goals to create a spot filled with enjoyable and ‘buzz’ the place households and associates join, make recollections, and revel in high quality time collectively.

“I all the time say that Century Play is extremely noisy nevertheless it’s a contented noise, it’s simply individuals having an excellent time, it’s children squealing and adults chatting,” he stated.

“At Century Complicated you possibly can realistically spend all the day right here, making these recollections with the children as they develop up.

“I want to see that proceed and increase the place individuals meet and have a little bit of banter and competitors and spend time with each other.”

The Letterkenny cinema is a cherished aspect of the city that’s nearing a century in enterprise. It initially opened in 1935 on the Port Highway, earlier than transferring right down to Leckview Lane in 2001. The latest addition of premium screens final 12 months additional elevates the movie-going expertise.

The joy of seeing a movie on the massive display stays a deal with, says Mark

“Our purpose is to provide you one thing to stay up for going to. Going to the cinema is an evening out, and practically an excuse to get the glad rags on, have enjoyable and loosen up in a pleasant atmosphere.”

Mark stated the funding can even create one other useful attraction for Letterkenny locals and guests alike.

“Letterkenny is a type of cities that draw individuals from all around the nation, and the city couldn’t exist with out that help. We’re all one massive neighborhood and we imagine in giving again too,” he stated.

Century Complicated is a proud sponsor of the Donegal Underage League 2010 squad, the North West 10k and numerous different native membership actions.

Mark provides: “We wouldn’t be right here with out the neighborhood and it’s their help that permits us to plan out these mad notions we’re doing on the minute!”

Summer time of enjoyable awaits as Century Complicated unveils main growth was final modified: March 1st, 2024 by Rachel McLaughlin