Stained glass windows stymie Comers’ apartment plans

Brian and Luke Comer have been refused permission to build their proposed Lyreen View apartment complex in Maynooth in Kildare

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
7th October, 2018

Brian and Luke Comer have been refused permission to build their proposed Lyreen View apartment complex in Maynooth in Kildare because it would block out the light shining through the stained glass windows in St Mary’s church next door.

The plan, which involved 135 apartments in a number of three-storey blocks, was turned down by Kildare County Council but the Comers – through their Ladas Property Company – appealed the decision to An...

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