“It is a residential area up around Moyne Court and there are houses to the north of the quarry as well,” Gerry Mackle told The Clare Champion.
“It’s an amenity area for the town and lot of kids swim at the rock, which is near the quarry, while people fish out there as well,” he explained.
The application was turned down by Clare County Council, while An Bуrd Pleanбla turned down an appeal from the developers. However, they are also appealing that decision.
“The closing date for submissions is October 13. I think there will be a lot of people putting in submissions about as a lot of us are concerned to ensure that this isn’t given the ok,” Gerry Mackle added.
Mr Mackle said that as far as he knew, the developers had not yet been contacted by residents, with a view to forwarding their concerns.
“No, because none of them live locally. I wouldn’t know where to begin to contact them,” he stated.