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Hearing on Meath Landfill Ireland Deferred

College has applied under the Irish Strategic (SIA) to the board for permission for the development on its existing site in .

On Thursday, the ninth day of the hearing, landowner David Horgan told Oisín Collins for North East Against that the field was his and he had not been asked to sell or for permission to include it in the plans, or to allow a waste licence on it.

Mr Collins asked Pauline , the inspector chairing the hearing, to rule the application invalid.

When the hearing resumed yesterday, Suzanne Murray for College Proteins confirmed the field was owned by . She said it was with adjoining fields to be used for soil during the construction of the .

She argued that the SIA did not give the inspector or the board the power to invalidate the application. If it did decide to invalidate it, the company would be seeking its planning application fee returned.

Ms Fitzpatrick yesterday requested the company to “take time to consider their position” and said there was a legal requirement for an applicant to have a significant interest in a site.

She was not in a position to make a ruling and she would report to the board. She adjourned the hearing for three weeks. More…

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