In their absence from last week’s public meeting to discuss plans for an amusement arcade in Fermoy, two of the directors of Fun Junction (Fermoy) Ltd, Philip and Sal Tivy-Perks, presented a letter to organisers to be read out.

In it, they took issue with comments made in an online petition opposing the proposed amusement arcade and set out their vision for a ‘fully legal business which is in full compliance with the law’.

The letter in full is contained hereunder:

'To whom it may concern:

With reference to our planning application at Corrin Court, Cork Road/Duntahane Road junction, Duntahane, Fermoy, Co Cork, we feel there has been a lot of misunderstanding and misleading information about our business model being directed to you. We wish to clarify our position as follows (unfortunately we’re not in a position to attend this evening’s meeting but we’ve asked to convey the following):

The area referenced is in the correct zoning for commercial development which ties in with our proposed venture. In close proximity there are three public houses, one bookmakers, one off-licence and two takeaways …'

Full reply in this week’s Print & Digital Edition