Council gives green light for 96-berth marina in Kinsale

CORK County Council has granted permission for a 96-berth marina in Kinsale and a controversial quarry in Carrigtwohill. However, objections have been made to An Board Pleanála about hundreds of houses earmarked for Bandon.

Council planning chiefs have given the green light to Paul Kingston to develop the large marina and administration buildings at Castlepark, Kinsale.

Healy Brothers Ltd have been granted permission to extract sand, gravel and limestone from a quarry at Rossmore, Carrigtwohill, despite local objections. It is expected that objectors will now lodge an appeal with An Bord Pleanála.

Meanwhile, the planning appeals board has revealed that it has received a number of objections to two projects at Coolfadda and Kilbrogan, Bandon.

One of the projects is for 256 houses, five serviced sites, a creche and sports pitch. The other is for 122 homes and three serviced sites.

Acorn Development has received the green light to construct 36 houses over three phases at Dromdaleague, Drimoleague.

The tiny village of Bartlemy, in North East Cork, could more than double in size if developers Dan Barry and Michael Quirke get their way. They have lodged an application with the county council for 81 houses, a shop and retail unit. The houses proposed are a mix of terraced, semi-detached and detached.

Lane Homes, based at Monahan Road, Cork, has it eye on Garryvoe. The company is seeking permission to construct 48 houses, two apartments and a shop.

J & R Mulryan Builders have lodged plans with council officials for 43 homes at Bishop’s Island, Watergrasshill. The company wants to build 36 semi-detached house, one detached and six townhouses.

Collis Thornton, meanwhile, has applied to demolish two houses in Percival Street, Kanturk and replace them with 10 apartments in two blocks.

Developer Brendan Buckely is looking for similar permission in Glanworth.

He’s proposing to demolish two dwellings and outbuildings on the village’s Main Street and put in 10 townhouses.

Mobile phone operator 02 want to erect a 18-metre mast with three antennae and two dishes at Dromore, Dromahane. The company is also seeking retention for a 12-metre high mast at Carrig, Ballinascarthy.

The Health Services Executive (HSE) has received permission to extend its mental health day care facility at Coolacoosane, Kanturk.

Castleyons-based developer Joe Burke was refused permission by the county council to construct 11 houses in the village of Aghern.

Leo Hennessy also get the thumbs down for a project in his native Ballyhooly.

He had applied to refurbish a stable block and convert it into 10 homes and build a further 10 by demolishing the remaining ruins of Convamore House.

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