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Councillors Call For More Land Zoned For Houses

CLARE councillors are calling for more flexibility to be applied to increase the amount of land that is zoned for residential development in the county. Following official sanction for the completion of the final part of the €58 million of the Limerick Northern Distributor Road Coonagh to Knockalisheen Road, Councillor P J Ryan said a lot of land on the N18 from Lansdowne to the Radisson Hotel should be zoned for commercial and residential development. Councillor Ryan said there are hundreds of acres of council land near Shannon Airport that should be zoned for residential development, excluding the so-called red zone. He said company directors in Shannon wanted to build houses in places like Ballycasey but can’t get a site. Every extra house that is built will pay Local Property Tax to the local authority while more housing will result in an increase in population that will in turn support businesses and generate more income for the council and the …

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