RESIDENTS EXPRESS CONCERN ABOUT GYPROC’S PROPOSED PLANNING APPLICATION

28 June 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Veronica Corr

Residents of the Drumgossatt and Knocknacran areas of Magheracloone, who were disrupted by a road closure arising from the crown hole which occurred just before Christmas, have welcomed news that Monaghan County Council plan to open the LP4900 local road in August. However, a spokesperson expressed some reservations about apparent moves by Gyproc to include the new GAA grounds and community centre in the same planning application as a new open cast mine. Nonetheless, Gyproc says that their commitment to replacing the GAA and community centre facilities remains in place. On Tuesday night, June 25th, a meeting of the Stakeholder’s Forum took place in Carrickmacross Civic Offices. The Stakeholder’s Forum came together as a result of the ground subsidence incident…

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