A social media post from Ashbourne’s, Millbourne Residents Association, has confirmed the news brought to you earlier by Meath live, that An Bord Pleanala has granted planning permission for apartments on the estates only green area/

Their post says;

Hello All,

Unfortunately we have to advise that an bord pleanla has decided to grant planning on our green.

We are looking to see what avenues are available to us to appeal and will advise once we know.

Notably, ABP went against their own inspectors’ recommendations arguing that there is a need for more housing. Clearly ABP have no regard for the sustainability of housing or the ability of people to live healthy lives without fear of their children being killed or maimed when playing on the road – at least outside of south County Dublin