Developer building nearly 400 houses on floodplain

Construction is now under way in the new Cois na Mara estate

13th December, 2015

A developer is building family homes on the site of a Co Meath floodplain. Bernard Carroll secured planning permission for up to 370 homes on the estate in Bettystown in 2008 and an extension in 2013.

Construction is now under way in the new Cois na Mara estate. Although a flood defence scheme has been installed in the area at a cost of €4 million, local residents are fearful that the construction of the new estate will lead...

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