WEXFORD County Council has been urged to act urgently to eradicate a “monstrous eyesore” from Courtown’s seafront in advance of the hectic summer time year.

inn Féin councillor Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin elevated the difficulty of the aged Bayview Hotel internet site in the seaside vacation resort, which he claims has been a key blight on the area for locals and holidaymakers alike.

“We have experienced the excellent Courtown pier improvement is effective and now when you wander out and glimpse back, all you can see is this monstrous eyesore smack bang in the middle of the seafront,” he mentioned. “The Bayview web page has been idle for 14 many years. It was demolished in 2020, but it basically appears to be even worse now. 

“The entrepreneurs of this web page are holding the full resort to ransom by just sitting down on this. The pavement there is staying blocked by hoarding for the derelict website. I cannot have an understanding of how a developer can be authorized to do this for so prolonged. It’s destroying the total look of Courtown.

“The hammer should really come down on them,” he concluded. “If they really do not produce the site, then it ought to be taken off them by way of CPO.”

Main Government of Wexford County Council Tom Enright mentioned that he experienced frequented the Bayview web-site along with Director of Products and services Liz Hore in the earlier 7 days.

“It is an eyesore,” he conceded. “We’ve approached the owner to clean up the web site and take down the hoarding and we’re looking into the possible use of the website as a temporary vehicle park for the up coming year or two right up until they go as a result of the setting up method to develop some thing else.