Operational revenues at the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) last year plunged by 86.5% or €17.2m to €2.68m due to the Covid-19 impact on large scale events.
All major events at the CCD since March of last year were cancelled or postponed, though the business remained active with the Oireachtas staging Dail and Seanad sittings at the Convention Centre.
New accounts for CCD operator, Spencer Dock Convention Centre Dublin (SDCCD) DAC how that overall revenues reduced by 63pc or €18m from a record €28.6m in 2019 to €10.6m last year.
The revenue decline was cushioned by income to SDCCD DAC from the owner of the centre, the Office Of Public Works (OPW) declining by a much lower 8.6pc from €8.68m to €7.94m.
The convention centre recorded an operating loss of €2.94m after the revenue drop.