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CAR-PARK RESTORATION WORK SET FOR AUGUST COMPLETION

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28 Jun 2013 Comments Off on CAR-PARK RESTORATION WORK SET FOR AUGUST COMPLETION

Work to restore the site of the former Monaghan mixed used development project to a car-parking area was due for completion in August, Town Engineer Dermot Deeney informed the members of Monaghan Town Council on Monday evening. The Engineer said the Council was due to meet contractors Clarkes on Thursday morning in relation to the work. Independent councillor Seamus Treanor said they were now into the last few weeks of the saga of the infamous “hole in the ground”. He thought that the Council’s engineering staff should ...

JUNE NOW EXPECTED COMPLETION DATE OF “HOLE IN THE GROUND” WORKS

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22 Feb 2013 Comments Off on JUNE NOW EXPECTED COMPLETION DATE OF “HOLE IN THE GROUND” WORKS

A delay in the expected completion date of the restoration of the car-parking area at the site of the discontinued development project in the centre of Monaghan Town – the location of which has been locally dubbed “the hole in the ground” – was communicated to the members of Monaghan Town Council on Monday night. Town Manager David Fallon told the meeting that the original timeline for the works was programmed to finish by early March. The Town Engineer had met the developer, who had now put in ...

TOWN HAS SUFFERED NO MAJOR FINANCIAL LOSS BECAUSE OF 'HOLE IN THE GROUND' SAGA SAYS MANAGER

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19 Oct 2012 Comments Off on TOWN HAS SUFFERED NO MAJOR FINANCIAL LOSS BECAUSE OF 'HOLE IN THE GROUND' SAGA SAYS MANAGER
TOWN HAS SUFFERED NO  MAJOR FINANCIAL LOSS BECAUSE OF 'HOLE IN THE GROUND' SAGA SAYS MANAGER

Strong assurances were given by Town Manager David Fallon to Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council that no significant financial loss had been inflicted on the authority due to the discontinuation of the mixed use development project in the centre of the county capital. Mr Fallon said the developers of the project, who were now reinstating its site as a car-park, had given commitments to the Council that they would meet legal and other costs arising from the stalled development, and denied that there was anything approaching a ...

WORK COMMENCES TO ERADICATE MONAGHAN'S "HOLE IN THE GROUND"

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21 Sep 2012 Comments Off on WORK COMMENCES TO ERADICATE MONAGHAN'S "HOLE IN THE GROUND"
WORK COMMENCES TO ERADICATE MONAGHAN'S "HOLE IN THE GROUND"

There was a welcome at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council for the commencement of works to restore the site of the stalled mixed use development project in the town centre – locally dubbed “the hole in the ground” – to its former function as a car-park. Town Manager David Fallon told the meeting that things were moving with regard to the reinstatement project. The developers had now their licences and permits in order, and work had started. Mr Fallon hoped there would be progress and ...

MONAGHAN’S ‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ SET TO DISAPPEAR BY FEBRUARY

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20 Jul 2012 Comments Off on MONAGHAN’S ‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ SET TO DISAPPEAR BY FEBRUARY
MONAGHAN’S ‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ SET TO DISAPPEAR BY FEBRUARY

Monaghan Town’s much talked about ‘hole in the ground’ – the site of the stalled mixed use development project in the centre of the county capital – could be a thing of the past come the end of February 2013, Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council was informed. Town Manager David Fallon told councillors that the Council had now signed a contract with developers Clarkes for work to commence on the restoration of the site to its original condition as a car-park. Mr Fallon said the ...

TIDY TOWNS GROUP SAYS "HOLE IN THE GROUND" SHOULD BE FILLED…WITH WATER!

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20 Apr 2012 Comments Off on TIDY TOWNS GROUP SAYS "HOLE IN THE GROUND" SHOULD BE FILLED…WITH WATER!
TIDY TOWNS GROUP SAYS "HOLE IN THE GROUND" SHOULD BE FILLED…WITH WATER!

A novel and environmentally friendly possible use for the site of the stalled mixed-use development project in the heart of Monaghan Town – dubbed “the hole in the ground” locally – was ‘floated’ at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council. Contained in correspondence before the members was a letter on behalf of the Killygoan Tidy Towns Committee which requested the Council to “earnestly consider” allowing the site to become a lake or water storage area. Advocating such a bio-diversity project in the location, the correspondence stated: “If ...

‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ – MANAGER ADVISES AGAINST ATTEMPT TO CALL IN BOND

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23 Sep 2011 Comments Off on ‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ – MANAGER ADVISES AGAINST ATTEMPT TO CALL IN BOND
‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ –  MANAGER ADVISES AGAINST ATTEMPT TO CALL IN BOND

Monaghan Town Council were advised by the Town Manager (David Fallon) on Monday night that it could prove a lengthy and legally complicated process to call in the bond in relation to the stalled mixed use development project – or ‘hole in the ground’ as it has been dubbed locally. Mr Fallon advised against such a move and recommended that the Council continue its efforts in co-operation with the developers Clarkes to have the site of the development restored as a car-park. The members were debating a motion ...