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CONCERN FOR LOCAL JOBS AS CLONTIBRET QUARRY FORCED TO CLOSE OVER PLANNING ISSUE

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2 Mar 2012 Comments Off on CONCERN FOR LOCAL JOBS AS CLONTIBRET QUARRY FORCED TO CLOSE OVER PLANNING ISSUE

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie Concerns about the future of a quarrying plant in Clontibret were raised this week when the owners had to shut it down because of the enforcement of a High Court planning permission decision. A spokesperson for John McQuaid Quarries Ltd, Lemgare, Clontibret, confirmed to the Northern Standard yesterday that the company had to cease operations on Monday, as a result of which 13 staff were let go. The present difficulties arise from a decision by the High Court in November 2010 to quash planning permission that ...