CCTV Controversy

Dear East Meath Resident,   You will be aware that a debate in the national media about the legality and advisability of installing CCTV surveillance in villages and towns.  Duleek village has been the focus of this media interest.   A proposal to install CCTV similar to that in Duleek is being promoted by Councillor […]

Aldi granted planning permission

News broke yesterday that Aldi was granted permission to build a new store on the site of the former nursing home in Laytown. Despite hundreds of objections An Bord Pleanála upheld Meath County Council’s decision to grant permission.  The inspector’s report and the order are embedded below.

M1 was never meant to bypass Julianstown

In a briefing released under FOI legislation Transport Infrastructure Ireland has finally admitted that the M1 motorway was never intended to solve the traffic problems in Julianstown. The briefing, prepared for Deputy Imelda Munster, analysed the effect of removing the Donore Road sliproad tolls. These tolls are a bone of contention for the retail parks […]