It's "onwards and upwards" after Part 8 planning was approved for a new fire station in Ballybay.
That's according to Monaghan's Chief fire officer Dermot Brannigan, who says it will "provide everything we need for a modern service".
The new two-bay station at Corrybrennan is due to be completed in 2024.
Sean Gilliland proposed the part 8 planning at Monday's County Council meeting, and said it's been a long road to get to this point.
He thanked Chief Fire Officer, Dermot Brannigan, and Senior Planner, Adrian Hughes, for their "tenacity".
And while he said it was a "back-up service", he added that it services Lough Egish Business Park and were "first on the scene for a recent ammonia gas leak":
Meanwhile, Seamus Coyle seconded the Part 8 planning, and acknowledged that it was an often "tedious" process that's been "many years in the making".
He said new station will be a great addition to Ballybay and complimented "crew past and present for their service"
He added that councillors "need to drive this forward and ensure that the 2024 completion target is met".