Planning sought to continue use of quarry near Killarney

Planning is being sought for the continuing use of lands near Killarney for a quarry processing sand and gravel.
MF Quirke and Sons have applied to Kerry County Council to continue using the existing 23-hectare quarry at Ballahacommane and extending the quarry at Ardaneanig to a total site area of 12.5 hectares.
The permission is being sought for thirty years and the application includes an Environmental Impact Assessment and Natura Impact Statement.
A decision will be made by planners by October 1st.