The Hilton Dublin in Ireland has reportedly been bought by a US businessman, John Malone, for €30 million. The 193-room hotel comes with a management contract with Hilton Worldwide in place. Overlooking the city’s historic Grand Canal, the hotel opened in 1997 as a Stakis property and became a Hilton in 2000. Mr Malone, who is said to be the largest private landowner in the USA with 2.2 million acres, previously purchased the Trinity Capital hotel in Dublin in summer 2013 for €35 million.