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Decisions on planning applications accompanied by an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)

P16/1012 - Application by TIGL Ireland Enterprises Ltd.

Notice is hereby given pursuant of Part II, Amendment of Miscellaneous Enactments of S.I. No. 352 of EC (Public Participation) Regulations 2010Section 34(1A) of the Planning Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Section 172(1) of the Planning Development Act 2000 (as amended),that planning reference number P16/1012 was required to have been accompanied by an Environmental Impact Statement.

The application by TIGL Ireland Enterprises Ltd  was for development which will comprise of coastal erosion management works at, and adjacent to, Carrowmore Dunes, White Strand, Doughmore Bay and Trump International Golf Links and Hotel, Doonbeg, Co. Clare. The development includes the provision of two new protection structures at the dunes. The construction/development will include excavation of existing sand, the use of sheet piling backstops with soil nailing, geotextile underlay, armourstone protection to the sheet piles with sand and cobbles currently on the beach being used to form a dune profile over a distance of 609 metres (626m curved length with additional revetment overrun) approximately at the southern end of Doughmore Bay, adjacent to and west of the Trump International Golf Hotel. The works will be over a distance of 256 metres (257m curved length with additional revetment overrun) approximately at the northern end of Doughmore Bay, west of the golf course. The storage of the excavated sand on site as part of ongoing replenishment and future site management is also proposed. In a seaward-landward direction the overall extent of the revetment structure will be approximately 12 metres seaward of the existing general dune face with additional underlayers and engineering works. The final structure will be screened from view. Also included as part of the development are enabling works; ancillary construction works and compound; public car park; ongoing access to the beach throughout the construction programme and beyond. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Natura Impact Statement (NIS) accompanied this planning application

The Planning Authority is informing the public that Clare County Council decided to grant permission for the above development on the 21st December 2017

The applicant and any person who made submissions or observations in writing to the Planning Authority in relation to the planning application in accordance with Section 37(1) of the Planning Development Acts 2000 (as amended) may appeal such a decision to An Bord Pleanála. 

A person may question the validity of any decision of the planning authority by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50. A person may question the validity of any decision on an appeal by the board by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50.

Practical information on the appeal and review mechanisms can be found on the Citizens Information website. The Citizens Information Service is a statutory public authority responsible for a variety of information to members of the public. Practical information is also available on the website of An Bord Pleanála, and on the website of the Courts Service of Ireland

Details with regard to the planning reference referred to in this notice may also be viewed on this website on the online planning system by entering the planning reference no. 161012 in the planning file reference field.

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P15/860 - Application by Brookfield Renewable Ireland Ltd.

Notice is hereby given pursuant of Part II, Amendment of Miscellaneous Enactments of S.I. No. 352 of EC (Public Participation) Regulations 2010Section 34(1A) of the Planning Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Section 172(1) of the Planning Development Act 2000 (as amended),that planning reference number P15/860 was required to have been accompanied by an Environmental Impact Statement.

The application by Brookfield Renewable Ireland Ltd was for the construction of a wind farm comprising 11 no. turbines with a maximum tip height of up to 131m and associated turbine foundations, hard standing areas and drainage, tree felling and replanting, 8 no. clear span stream crossings, upgrade of existing and provision of new site tracks and associated drainage, 3 no. borrow pits and 2 no. material storage areas and associated ancillary infrastructure, use of an existing access junction to the proposed development from the public road, all associated drainage, onsite electrical substation including two control buildings and welfare facilities, a wastewater holding tank, and groundwater well, fencing, and associated ancillary infrastructure, underground MV electrical cabling and associated communications cabling between the turbines and proposed onsite substation, underground HV electrical cabling and associated communications cabling between the proposed onsite substation and the permitted Slieve Callan substation (planning reference 13/558), temporary developments/works associated with the construction phase including 1 no. temporary construction site compound and associated ancillary infrastructure. A ten year planning permission is sought for this development. An Environment Impact Statement and a Natura Impact Statement accompanied this application.

The Planning Authority is informing the public that Clare County Council decided to grant permission for the above development on the 20th January 2017

The applicant and any person who made submissions or observations in writing to the Planning Authority in relation to the planning application in accordance with Section 37(1) of the Planning Development Acts 2000 (as amended) may appeal such a decision to An Bord Pleanála. 

A person may question the validity of any decision of the planning authority by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50. A person may question the validity of any decision on an appeal by the board by way of an application for judicial review, under Order 84 of the Rules of the Superior Courts (S.I. No. 15 of 1986), in accordance with Section 50.

Practical information on the appeal and review mechanisms can be found on the Citizens Information website. The Citizens Information Service is a statutory public authority responsible for a variety of information to members of the public. Practical information is also available on the website of An Bord Pleanála, and on the website of the Courts Service of Ireland

Details with regard to the planning reference referred to in this notice may also be viewed on this website on the online planning system by entering the planning reference no. 15860 in the planning file reference field.

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