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Local councillor disappointed no extension request was made by council for McNally’s car park

Sep 23, 2021 13:09 By News Northern Sound
Local councillor disappointed no extension request was made by council for McNally’s car park Local councillor disappointed no extension request was made by council for McNally’s car park
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Councillor Connolly had thought they would work together until Christmas for the sake of businesses.

A Local councillor is disappointed no extension request was made by the council for McNally’s car park.

It was revealed earlier this week, that Monaghan County Council will no longer be operating the site near the traffic lights from the end of the month and that Aldi has scrapped plans for the development of a store there.

Independent councillor Paudge Connolly says the loss of the 250 spaces will be major blow to traders in the town especially as they attempt to recover after Covid.

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He says that the ‘logical’ step would have been to request an extension to Christmas but the executive confirmed to him that no such request was ever made:

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