Concern expressed over plans to re-open quarry in north Longford

Concern has been expressed by locals in the north Longford area near the Cavan border about plans to reopen a quarry in the area.

People living in the Mullahoran and Kilcogy areas of Cavan have expressed concern over plans after Seán Harton lodged the application with Cavan County Council in recent weeks.

The site was previously operational in the 1980s, with a separate application to reopen it lodged in the early 2000s. This application was subsequently withdrawn.

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But Chair of the Mullahoran Action Group Killian Smith, who lives nearby, says some in the area are concerned: