1 March 2018
By Mary Bermingham
Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the proposals put forward by Cork County Council for 50 unit residential developments in both Clonakilty and Skibbereen.
Senator Lombard said: “Cork County Council have proposed a residential development of 53 housing units located between Park Road and Western Road, Miles, Clonakilty, consisting of units varying from single to two storey, and 2 to 4 bed.
“It is satisfying to see these development plans also include renewable energy design measures for each of the housing units – it is positive to see today’s planning taking into account Ireland’s plans for a greener economy and environment.
“Cork County Council has also proposed plans for a residential development of 50 housing units located east and west of the Gortnaclohy Link Road in Skibbereen. These units would be primarily 2 or 3 bed houses with three 4 bed houses planned for, and access would be provided primarily from the link road, with 7 units being accessed directly from St. Fachtna’s Terrace.
“I am pleased to see these initiatives from Cork County Council; residential developments are a critical element of rebuilding Ireland and addressing the housing shortage, and it is great to see that the needs of rural Ireland are not being overlooked.”