Planning for camp site near Killeshandra

Planning permission is being sought to develop lands near Lough Oughter for holidaying and recreational use.

The circa 2.55 hectare site at Drumard, Lough Oughter would be used for camping and caravanning.

Submitted by Yuri Mushinski, the proposed development comprises to permission to allow “occasional” camping, caravanning, holidaying and recreational breaks to take place.

The application stats that “no more” than two caravans and two tents would be allowed on site at any one time during a calendar year.

It also states that the “periodic and intermittent stays for recreational purposes” would be allowed for no more than 120 days per calendar year.

“The principal use of the lands being maintained and continued for agricultural purposes for the growing of fruit and vegetables for consumption and use by the landowner and family members,” states the application submitted to Cavan County Council’s planning section.

Meanwhile, a Belturbet pharmacy has received the green-light from planners to construct a new single storey extension to rear of existing retail use premises.

The application by John McManus, of McManus Pharmacy on the town’s Main Street, was granted with a total of four conditions attached.