Application lodged for refurbishment of Killorglin town centre.

An application has been lodged for the complete refurbishment of Killorglin town centre at an estimated cost of 20 million euro. The application includes the provision of commercial offices, retail units and an underground car park, a plaza and public offices. The public offices will include an area service centre, a library, tourist office court house and garda station.Kerry County Council will decide within the next eight weeks whether or not to grant the application. The application was lodged by Laune Properties. A separate application for the development of a new Department of Defense building at Iveragh Park has also been submitted with the county council. Subject to planning being granted a developer is still needed to carry out work on the project.