With one successful planning application upheld by An Bord Pleanála relating to the Castlelyons area this week and another related ruling expected to be made before the end of the month, a third decision affecting Castlelyons is due to be made in September. This relates to an application to construct 29 houses within the existing Berry Hill estate outside the village.

Planning permission for 70 houses was initially granted by Cork County Council in 2003 and 40 of these were built. Extensions of duration for planning permission of the remaining 30 houses were granted by the Council in 2009 and 2012. In October 2016 an application to replace this planning permission with 29 three and four-bed houses was submitted.

Three observations were submitted relating to his application: one by ….

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