Plans for major new Letterkenny nursing home withdrawn

first_img Facebook Newsx Adverts Twitter Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Pinterest Google+ Plans for major new Letterkenny nursing home withdrawn Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Facebook Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Twittercenter_img Previous articleShock in Donegal as People With Disabilities Ireland has its funding withdrawnNext article25% of Derry shoppers are from ROI – VAT hike set to boost city further News Highland LUH still not ready to restore IT systems WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored WhatsApp Google+ Highland Radio News has learned that a planning application for a major nursing home development outside Letterkenny has been withdrawn.Donegal County Council had granted planning permission for the nursing home on the outskirts of Letterkenny near Coolboy.The plans included the construction of 68 bed nursing home, access road, retention of a partially built house, change of use of same to nursing home use and all site works.Donegal County Council awarded conditional planning permission in September – the planning application included a representation from Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh who inquired when a decision on the application would be made.There was also some local objection – one family noted a number of reasons why they believe the project should not go ahead.These included claims the public access road was to narrow, that increased traffic would present a danger to other road users and that, in the event of a funeral, those attending the removal would be forced to park on the side of the road.The planning application has now been withdrawn, it is not clear why or if it will be resubmitted. Pinterest By News Highland – November 25, 2011 last_img

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