News

Call for special appointment to oversee feasible projects in Lanesboro

Jan 11, 2022 17:01 By Shannonside News
Call for special appointment to oversee feasible projects in Lanesboro Call for special appointment to oversee feasible projects in Lanesboro
Share this article

The Lanesboro Ballyleague area is one of those hardest hit after Bord Na Mona decided to end their peat harvesting early

A Lanesboro businessman is calling for the government to appoint someone to work on projects in the area which are being proposed after the loss of local ESB and Bord Na Mona jobs.

Joe O' Brien, who's a founder member of the Lanesboro Ballyleague Collaboration Group says that while several projects have been identified in terms of tourism and local industry, they need to have the ear of senior government to progress them quickly.

The local businessman says that over a year after the closure of the ESB station in the area it's clear that Lanesboro is long forgotten.

Advertisement

He says despite promises made by Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin, few if any jobs are being created locally, with just a handful being offered by ESB in a proposed storage facility on its old site.

Joe O' Brien says a lot of work has been carried out on feasibility studies and they need to be progressed by someone specially appointed to the job.

Advertisement

 

Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

Shannonside Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copyright © 2023 Shannonside FM. Developed by Square1 and Powered by PublisherPlus