Thursday, October 26, 2006
Friday, October 13, 2006
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
The three-storey clinic, on land which is currently zoned residential/commercial, would include three operating theatres, 24 recovery rooms, 13 diagnostic suites and a postoperative convalescent care wing with 40 long-term bedrooms.
The application also includes a pharmacy and retail medical centre and a beauty salon.
The residential development would consist of 43 single-storey terraced houses for ‘‘semi-independent living’’, including 12 two-bedroom houses. There will also be a community centre and landscaping to include children’s playgrounds and water features.
Separately, Patrick Mollaghan Homes has applied for planning permission for a residential development of 126 detached, semi-detached and terraced houses on adjoining land.
Monday, September 04, 2006
Thursday, August 24, 2006
Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Friday, July 14, 2006
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
A major shopping centre scheme is in the pipeline for Longford town where CFO Construction is seeking permission to transform the old disused creamery buildings/agricultural sheds at Richmond St, Longford into a new retail magnet.
The proposed three storey complex will have a gross floor area of 16,433 sq m gross on a site of just under five acres. The proposed new centre will include a 5,563 sq m anchor (3000 sq m convenience and 2563 sq m comparison) plus 14 retail units.
There will be an enclosed mall area alongside a first floor foodhall, restaurant, medical clinic, creche and 419 car parking spaces. A link road between Connaught Road and Little Water Street is part of the plan.
Thursday, June 22, 2006
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Monday, June 19, 2006
A 3km stretch of road bypassing Edgeworthstown in Co Longford has been opened.
The new road, which cost almost €15 million to construct, took just over one year to complete. It was opened today at 2pm by Minister of State at the Department of Environment and Local Government Pat the Cope Gallagher. The new road is expected to result in a 70% reduction in traffic passing through the town.
Friday, June 16, 2006
Friday, June 09, 2006
Saturday, June 03, 2006
Thursday, June 01, 2006
Easons have opened their bookshop and newsagents on Ballymahon Street.
Monday, May 29, 2006
Saturday, May 27, 2006
Wednesday, May 24, 2006
The new quarterly report from Daft.ie is out and shows some interesting statistics for Longford.
- Longford houses are 49 % cheaper than Dublin Houses.
- April 05 – April 06 Longford house prices are up 13.8 % and since Jan this year house prices are up 5.5 %.
- April 2005 average house price €220,000 - Jan 06 average house price €252,000.
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Monday, May 22, 2006
Local developer Tom Kearns has launched his ambitious new development at Cullyfad. The village close to Longford town is growing fast with several new developments eithier underway or in the planning stages. The development will include: Superb 18-hole championship golf course and 3-hole golf academy, co-designed by World no.3 Retief Goosen and renowned golf course architect Jeff Howes. Brand new landmark 96 bedroom four star hotel, spa and leisure complex. Carrigglas Manor will be restored to comprise 19 five star suites. The house was designed by Daniel Robertson and completed in 1840. New homes are set around a purpose built village centre within the walls of the estate and on the edge of the championship golf course. Over 600 acres of parkland and woodland offering walks, equestrian centre and leisure activities all with the security offered by a walled estate. The first phase of houses will be launching in the Autumn.
Full details are available from the Longford County Council Website.
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Total house completions last year were 973 which is a 7% increase over the previous years total. These numbers are small however when compared to Cavan which completed over 2100 houses in 2005. There is continued strong demand for farmland in County Longford with many local farmers looking for grazing land to let.