A planning application has been lodged for the extraction of sand and gravel on four hectares in Laois.
Cornelius Thompson has applied to Laois County Council for permission for the four hectare site at Kilmartin, Borris-in-Ossory.
The permission is sought for: “open cut extraction of 200,000m3 of sand and gravel along with site entrance and all ancillary works over an areas of four hectares.”
Laois County Council is due to make a decision on the plans in October.
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