Property

The former convent building in Mitchelstown has gone up for sale in recent days, with a price tag of €1.2 million. The imposing well-known building at the top of Convent Hill sits on 1.12 hectares of land, with its perimeter...
Cork County Council in partnership with the Land Development Agency (LDA) has announced a new Affordable Housing Scheme on offer in Mallow, with support of up to a €75k discount available for eligible buyers. Located in Clonmore, Ballyviniter, Mallow, Co....
The latest government status report on the construction of social housing has been published, and it shows that there are over 200 units either built, or in the pipeline, in The Avondhu area. These figures are an amalgamation of public-private...
Plans for a major Strategic Housing Development in Fermoy have gone before An Bord Pleanála as a website with details for the same, www.fermoyshd.ie, has also gone live. Cumnor Construction Ltd, the applicant, lodged plans for the 336 residential unit...
Cork County Council have confirmed that the owner of the damaged building at 49 Upper Cork Street, Mitchelstown has been in contact with the council. On foot of the communication, the Council have given the owner a limited time extension....
A spokesperson for The Crumbled Building Committee in Mitchelstown has described recent engagement with Cork County Council as “positive”, and that a recent meeting with an engineer for the council had desirable outcomes, including the enhancement of the previously...
The housing development at Pound Lane, Kilworth, is anticipated to begin in March 2022, after the project was stalled owing to the increased price of materials and associated costs of building works. The project is now estimated to cost...
There is no date of resolution in place at the site of the derelict building, which collapsed at 49 Upper Cork Street in Mitchelstown in early July. The footpath and zebra crossing at the site have been closed off to pedestrians since the...
518 approved applicants have indicated Fermoy as their area of preference when applying for Social Housing Support, according to figures shared at this week’s Northern Committee meeting. A motion put forward by Glanworth councillor, Frank O’Flynn requested an up to...
Concern has been raised at the safety of a derelict building at the site of 49 Upper Cork Street in Mitchelstown. The site, which has been abandoned for a number of years, with doors and windows boarded up, has a metal...
With social housing in high demand, local councillors have queried whether their recommendations are taken on board by council officials regarding housing allocations. The topic was raised by local councillor James Tobin, who acknowledged that while he, as a councillor,...
A Strategic Housing Development for 374 units in the Fermoy area is undergoing pre-application consultations with An Bord Pleanala. The development of 224 houses and 150 apartments is sought, along with a crèche facility and all associated site works for the Coolcarron...
The development of 11 units at Uplands in Fermoy remains on hold as subject to Habitats Directive, the council heard at this week's Northern Committee Meeting. A motion put forward by local councillor Noel McCarthy, sought an update regarding the...

Tesco set sights on Fermoy

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The Avondhu has been informed this week that the old mart site in Fermoy has been purchased by Tesco along with a portion of the car park there. Following rumours that Fermoy might see the long awaited arrival of the retailer to the town, local councillor Noel McCarthy confirmed to The Avondhu that the site has been purchased by the company. Last week, workers were spotted on site, further fuelling speculation on developments there. The company, when asked to comment, informed The Avondhu that it has 'an ongoing property roadmap which...

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