‘Full to capacity’ Donegal Church has plans for new graveyard appealed

first_img Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Pinterest Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Twitter Google+ Twitter Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA ‘Full to capacity’ Donegal Church has plans for new graveyard appealedcenter_img By admin – May 9, 2019 Homepage BannerNews A Donegal Church, that has a graveyard full to capacity, has had plans for a new graveyard appealed to An Bord Pleanala.The Roman Catholic Church in Letterbarra, just outside Donegal Town, is said to be in urgent need of additional graveyard space.Donegal County Council had originally given permission for the new graveyard located on the adjoining and now derelict Parochial House and would measure 22m x 28m.Local parish priest Fr Francis Ferry instructed the application be made as the current graveyard across the public road from the existing church, and located on a steep hill was full to capacity.The decision by the council to award conditional permission has been appealed to the planning board.A local resident has objected claiming the new graveyard would pollute both surface and ground water and presents and unacceptable risk.The claim the existing water course flows directly withing 700m of Salmon spawning beds of the Eanymore water Fishery and as a result the application should be refused.An Bord Pleanala says it will make a decision on the case the the 27th of August this year. Facebook Previous articlePringle slams Fine Gael for privatisation of BroadbandNext articleGAA Programme – Eoinie Beag McBride & Con O’Donnell admin Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApplast_img

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