An Bord Pleanála has this week granted planning permission for an amusement arcade in Fermoy.

The decision comes over four months after residents in the town appealed the original decision by Cork County Council to grant planning permission for the development in the Blackwater Shopping Centre.

A planning application for the change of use of retail shop to amusement arcade was submitted to Cork County Council by Perks Funfair last May, with conditional approval granted in August despite considerable objections by local residents. 

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