Larry Goodman firm says MetroLink work will adversely affect Swords abattoir

A representative of the company said works will adversely impact on animal welfare, which will impact meat quality

ABP Food Group is one of the largest beef processors in Europe, operating plants in Ireland, Britain and Poland

A Larry Goodman firm has said a site it owns in Swords will be “materially and adversely” affected by the development of the MetroLink.

Mouna Unlimited Company, which is part of the beef baron’s ABP Food Group, said that planned excavation works impact its ability to operate the site as an abattoir.

A company representative said noise, vibration and dust will adversely impact on animal welfare causing “undue stress” , which will impact meat quality.