It has been confirmed that residents on the Trusk Road will be consulted before any decision is reached on a new housing development scheme on the council-owned lands.
Confirmation from senior council management on the issue was given on Monday.
Outrage was sparked ten years ago when the Donegal County Council had proposed to build houses/apartments on the small site which led to a protest outside the council building in Lifford.
Raising the issue at Monday’s reconvened full council meeting, Councillor Patrick McGowan, who supported the decision by local residents a decade ago, said: “I am satisfied that no decision will be taken on house design or the number of houses prior to residents being consulted.
“It is proposed that this small development will be reserved for an older people’s housing scheme and will be designed with the needs of older people in mind.”