A motion to rezone land in Corrin for industrial use appears unlikely to go ahead, as while four submissions from the public were received by the council in support of the rezoning, another 12 were against it.

The site is a 13.9 hectare site in Corrin, 3km south east of Fermoy town, according to the report ‘bound to the south by South Coast Logistics and to the west by Veolia and Flyco’.

Of the four submissions received in favour, one was from the landowner and three were from local business. The 12 submissions against cited reasons such as the fear that the development could exacerbate flooding in Castlelyons, negatively impact the landscape, and that there was already enough industrial zoned land in the Fermoy area.

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