The station, which would have cost about €10 million to build, was turned down by the planning board on the grounds that it could draw retail traffic away from the town centre.
The project, which would have had a Supermac’s restaurant, a drive-through, shops and a four-star hotel, was given permission by Longford County Council, but was challenged by a number of individuals, including Liam Madden, a local planning consultant.
Madden wrote that...
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