Letterkenny councillors call for progress on derelict sites register

Letterkenny Town Council is urging officials to complete the register of derelict sites in the town as quickly as possible.

The issue was raised by Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh, who says the council and the community will benefit if action is taken on derelict sites. However, that can only be done if there is a proper register in place.

He raised motions in the chamber this week calling on the council to act on the derelict houses issue, and also on the number of vacant houses and ghost estates in the town.

On the derelict buildings issue, Cllr Kavanagh says he's not the first member to raise the issue, and won't be the last. However, he's stressing the starting point must be the publication of a register.....

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