Green light for over 70 houses at Cairns Hill in Sligo

An Bord Pleanala has given the green light for the construction of over 70 houses in Cairns Hill in Sligo.


There had been major opposition locally about the proposed development however it’s believed that the majority of concerns have been examined and addressed.


Crucially, the sites of two unopened Neolithic tombs nearby will not be impacted.


Construction is set to begin shortly.


Local Fianna Fail Cllr Donal Gilroy says An Bord Pleanala has had over a year now to tease out any issues which were previously flagged: