Business leaders in Cork are confident that a number of major infrastructure projects for the region will get the green light when the Government’s National Planning Framework is announced tomorrow. Cork Chamber chief executive Conor Healy said the organisation’s focus would not just be on infrastructure projects for Leeside but also on how the plan envisages Cork developing economically over the next two decades. “The Ireland 2040 plan is a hugely important opportunity to restore balance to growth across Ireland to ensure a better, more sustainable society and economy for the future of our country. In Cork, Ireland has a thriving second city and its status needs to be clearly stated in the 2040 plan,” he said.
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