Town council has 12 projects in pipeline

Longford Town Council announced last week that it is to restore a number of cottages on the site of Connolly Barracks. The town authority also indicated its intention to engage in a further 11 infrastructural projects before town council’s are abolished in mid 2014.Included in the plan of action is an additional car park at St Mel’s Cathedral and the redevelopment of the junction at the site. Out of €1.4m set aside for the projects, €183,000 has also been allocated for the purchase of additional land at the Mall Complex in the heart of Longford town, while €158,000 will be spent upgrading the footpaths along the town’s main thoroughfare.

Longford Town Council announced last week that it is to restore a number of cottages on the site of Connolly Barracks. The town authority also indicated its intention to engage in a further 11 infrastructural projects before town council’s are abolished in mid 2014.Included in the plan of action is an additional car park at St Mel’s Cathedral and the redevelopment of the junction at the site. Out of €1.4m set aside for the projects, €183,000 has also been allocated for the purchase of additional land at the Mall Complex in the heart of Longford town, while €158,000 will be spent upgrading the footpaths along the town’s main thoroughfare.

More details on Page 10.