Northern Ireland

Man fined £20,000 over barn conversion in Ardboe

A County Tyrone man has been fined £20,000 for failing to comply with an order to demolish a barn which had been converted into a house.

Dungannon Magistrates Court heard that Fergal O'Neill of Killycanavan Road, Ardboe, was served with an enforcement notice on 3 June last year.

It required him to demolish the unauthorised building within 60 days.

The building is located to the rear of 17 Killycanavan Road.

Mr O'Neill is required to demolish the building and remove all rubble and foundations associated with it.