Urgent safety concerns over derelict building in Bundoran
A woman was lucky not to have been killed or seriously injured after slates fell from the roof of a derelict building.
Cllr Michael McMahon (SF) told the Donegal Post: “We are lucky we are not going to a funeral here.
“The woman had a very narrow escape on Friday afternoon. A slate missed her by inches and struck her car.”
Cllr McMahon said he had been raising concerns about the derelict building on the Promenade in Bundoran for 20 to 30 years.
“It is becoming more and more dangerous,” he said.
“It is a danger to the general public, to businesses in the vicinity, and to the whole area.
“This building has been derelict for well over 30 years and the roof is now coming off it.
“Quite a number of slates have already come off it.
“I am calling on Donegal County Council to take the roof off or demolish the building altogether.
“It can’t be left until there is a serious injury or a fatality.”
Cllr McMahon said he was liaising with Donegal County Council on the matter.
“I am making very serious and strong representations to Donegal County Council to take action on this dangerous building,” he said.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Donegal Post, email email@example.com To contact Inish Times, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.