Council OKs land for Ballyragget playground

Kilkenny County Council has agreed to a long-term leasing agreement with the Ballyragget Playground Committee for a plot of land at The Fairgreen, Ballyragget, writes Tess Felder.

Kilkenny County Council has agreed to a long-term leasing agreement with the Ballyragget Playground Committee for a plot of land at The Fairgreen, Ballyragget, writes Tess Felder.

The council approved a licence agreement at its monthly meeting on Monday, with a nominal annual rent of €10.

The decision was welcomed by local councillors, including Cllr Maurice Shortall (Lab), who said the arrangement could be “a model for the road ahead,” with the council, Kilkenny Leader Partnership and the local community working together to provide the playground.