Second planning denial on Omey Island leaves ‘bad taste’ for businessman
Peter Fitzsimons has been in tussles with local council and An Bord Pleanála over half-built house on scenic island for several years
A Surrey-based businessman has told the Business Post he is “p***ed off” after a second failed attempt to save his half-built house on the uninhabited Omey Island, off the coast of Galway.
Peter Fitzsimons, whose grew up in Meath before moving with his parents to England in the 1950s, is a former financial adviser and has owned 33 acres on Omey since 2002.
Fitzsimons, who trains Connemara ponies and has a farm...
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