An Bord Pleanala has approved planning permission for a plastics factory in West Cork.
Residents who appealed a Cork County Council decision to grant planning for a 4,800 sq/km thermoplastics facility in Skibbereen today received confirmation from An Bord Pleanala their appeal had been rejected.
A spokesperson advised appellants conditions would be attached to the decision.
A total of 39 residents had, in January last, appealed the council’s decision and had formed a campaign group called Save Our Skibbereen (SOS).
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