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Appeal lodged with An Bord Pleanála against controversial Ballymahon development

Architects have designed the new development in Ballymahon in detail, but it's strongly opposed locallyAn appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála against the decision to grant planning permission for a controversial housing development in Ballymahon. A decision on the whether the 32 houses can be built isn’t likely to be made until at least April. Last month Longford County Council gave the go-ahead for 32 houses to […]

Funding for reinstatement of bridge over River Inny at Newcastle Wood

newcastle-woods-2017Funding of €100,000 has been secured for a key pedestrian bridge across the River Inny at Ballymahon.   The White Bridge had been in place until the late 1950’s across the river and provided an important link for people in the area, but it was dismantled in the 1950’s.   It’s now proposed to reinstate […]

Planning permission granted for controversial Ballymahon estate

dun-arasLongford County Council has granted permission for a controversial housing development in Ballymahon. The decision comes despite more than 50 objections being lodged against the plans.   In July, Mark Cunningham, of the N4 Axis Centre in Longford, sought planning permission for 39 homes at Dun Áras in the town. However, after concerns were raised, […]

Longford and Ballymahon household waste collection event today

rubbishHouseholders in Longford and Ballymahon are being encouraged to take advantage of special waste collections which are being held in the towns today. The collections will accept large goods like mattresses, couches, and other household furniture, as well as hazardous household waste which includes paints, pesticides and old medicines. The Longford town collection takes places […]

Gas to be available for Center Parcs in 2018

center-parcs-road-an-2017The head of Center Parcs is hopeful that a supply of gas to their Longford Forest project will be available by this time next year. Last weekend the government confirmed it had signed a deal to provide a natural-gas pipeline from Athlone to Ballymahon to serve the Center Parcs site as well as the town […]

£36m already spent on Center Parcs development

center-parcs-road-an-2017Center Parcs has spent an estimated £36 million on its Longford Forest project in just 25 weeks this year. The UK company held the fourth of its community forum meetings last night in Ballymahon as work continues on its site at Newcastle Wood. The base platforms for 200 lodges are almost complete while the finishing […]

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