Plans lodged for major Ballybofey development

A plan to create hundreds of jobs in Ballybofey is awaiting approval from the planning office.

The developer, the Orana Group, said it plans to develop a supermarket, retail park and Leisure Centre in a 100 million euro investment.

The developer said it would create 840 jobs.

Senator Pearse Doherty says he has guarantees that at least 50% of the workforce during construction, will be from the local area:

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