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'STRONG URBAN INFLUENCE' DESIGNATION WILL HALT CLONES POPULATION DECLINE

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9 Sep 2011 Comments Off on 'STRONG URBAN INFLUENCE' DESIGNATION WILL HALT CLONES POPULATION DECLINE

A proposal to assign an ‘Areas Under Strong Urban Influence’ designation to the immediate rural hinterland of the town of Clones in the new Co Development Plan has the potential to halt the town’s population decline and have a beneficial impact on the Clones economy, Senior Planner Adrian Hughes told Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council. Concerns that this proposal might constitute an impediment to future development in the Clones area were voiced by councillors Pat Treanor and Hugh McElvaney during discussion of a Core Strategy document in relation ...