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North West based members of the Green party have been challenged to step up to the plate and ensure that the issue of ‘one off planning in Leitrim’ is included in the ongoing government formation talks.   The call have been made by the Leitrim Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott.…

Difficulties in relation to planning permission in Leitrim could well impact on the success of the county’s economy emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic.   That’s according to the Sligo/Leitrim TD Martin Kenny. The Sinn Fein TD had introduced an amendment to the Local Government Act, which would permit local authorities…

There has been another positive development for the local economy in Donegal this morning.   Donegal County Council have granted planning permission for a mixed use development at the Mullens.   The project which is being developed by Carnvalley Holdings will include 80 homes, retail, office space and leisure facilities.…

A special need base has been included in the new design for Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí in Donegal Town. The major expansion project underway at the school has now moved to the detailed design and planning stage which is to include applications for planning permission, fire certs, disability access and…

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a major new housing development in Donegal Town. The development will consist of 31 houses and 26 apartments and will be situated on the old Laghy Road and Farmleigh Road. The development will be made up of a mix of 5…

A Sligo-Leitrim TD is calling on the government to cut down on the red tape for local authorities when applying for planning permission for housing. Fianna Fail’s Deputy Marc MacSharry says it can sometimes take anything from three to six year from the time planning permission is lodged until building…