Cork County Council are not giving the go-ahead for building work until upgrade works start on the Waste Water Treatment (WWT) Plant in Mitchelstown. However, there is ‘scope’ for more houses to be built before that time, according to Seán Sherlock TD.

Mr Sherlock spoke to The Avondhu about what can be done on a temporary basis for development in Mitchelstown, while the community awaits the improvements to the Waste Water Treatment Plant. This week, Irish Water has released details of what some of those upgrades will consist of.

“I think the solution here is for Cork County Council and Irish Water to come together, at least to drive a temporary solution, because of the number of mortgage approvals that are in Mitchelstown that can’t go forward to building …”

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