Redemptorist Community seeking to retain demolition of wall at front of church
The Redemptorist Community have applied to Louth County Council seeking planning permission to retain the demolition of a wall at the front of St Joseph’s Monastery on the St Alphonsus Road.
Their application is for the retention of the demolition of a wall dividing the car park at the front of the monastery and the lowering of part of the existing stone wall at the perimeter of the site along the St Alphonsus Road.
The proposal includes reusing the stone from the demolished wall and lowered wall to construct a new wall to separate the car park from the monastery gardens. It also seeks permission for landscaping of the car park and the provision of planter beds with lamp posts to provide lighting, trees, shrubs and associated drainage.
A decision on the matter will be made by October 1st.
Work on the church has been ongoing now since April 2016 as it undergoes a massive revamp which includes a two storey extension to facilitate it becoming the provincial headquarters for the Redemptorist Community.