SPA appeals period extended

The closing date for appeals regarding Special Protection Areas has been extended by a further two weeks the Government has announced.

Special Protection Areas are designated for the protection of threatened birds, and limit farming and development opportunities.

Junior Gaeltacht Minister Dinny McGinley said in light of a meeting was held in Gweedore over the summer, it's agreed that extra time be given for appeals......

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