"Borris is a special place as regards heritage," said Cllr Willie Quinn has he called for a development plan for the south Carlow village.
He raised the issue at a recent meeting of Bagenalstown Municipal District and he said: "Borris is a special place as regards heritage and we need a development plan for Borris.
"South Carlow is an especially magical place and in not having a plan we're leaving ourselves wide open."
Council officials said they would look at the matter in the context of the wider County Development Plan.
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