The development and use of land as a Forest Holiday Village at Newcastle Wood, Ballymahon in the townlands of Newcastle and Forgney on a site of 164 hectares. Including 470 lodges (ranging from 2- 4 bedrooms plus 1 x 5 bedroom disability accessible lodge); a 3 storey apartment building (1,938 sqm) with 30 bedrooms; central buildings (21,500 sqm) incorporating swimming pool area and facilities, external pools, rapids, flumes and water rides, sports hall, leisure activities, bowling alley, ancillary shops, food and beverage outlets, service, storage and plant areas; Aqua Sana Spa including treatment rooms (3,100 sqm); Pancake house restaurant and beach kiosk (960 sqm); Arrivals Lodge (118 sqm); Cycle Centre (187 sqm); Technical Services /Housekeeping /Ground Services building (1,545 sqm); Woodland Activity Building (187 sqm plus 15 sqm ancillary buildings); Outdoor Activity Centre (430 sqm plus 108 sqm ancillary buildings/shelters); Refurbishment and extension of Herdsman.
09/11/2016: Bennett Construction Ltd. have been awarded the contract to build a four kilometre public footpath and security fence around the perimeter of the 395 acre site.
24/02/2017: Roadbridge Civil Engineering and Building Contractors has been awarded the first major contract on this project.
20/06/2017: Commencement – Construction of single storey ESB Substation building, construction type solid blockwork.
05/10/2017: John Sisk & Sons has won the contract to build close to 500 lodges
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