Councillor welcomes Tesco planning refusal

There has been a warm welcome of the decision by An Bord Pleanala to refuse Tesco Ireland permission to build a new access road from its Letterkenny store onto the Port Road.

Tesco had lodged a second appeal to the board to allow a second access road from the Letterkenny Shopping Centre but it was turned down primarily on the grounds it would cause traffic disruption.

Councillor Dessie Larkin has been one of the strongest objectors to the proposals - he hopes that Tesco will now look at other options available to it: