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Readers will remember that in November/December last year there was a short public consultation on a draft management plan for part of the Boyne Estuary SAC. Meath County Council has released the public submissions, 5 in total and they are copied below.
We’ve learned via an access to environmental information request that Meath County Council has incurred costs of almost half a million euro to date, mostly for external consultants. The table of costs is copied below
Meath County Council gave notice today of a consultation on a draft management plan for the protected dunes at Mornington. These dunes are protected by the EU Habitats Directive which requires a management plan to restore them to good status and keep them in good status. A draft plan has been published and there will […]
Today we publish records we obtained from the Department of Education about its purchase of the Educate Together Secondary School site at the corner of the Mill Road and Colpe Road. The information that was released to us from the Department of Education suggests that You can also read the coverage in the Irish Examiner […]
There has been understandable dismay over An Bord Pleanála’s decision to refuse to grant planning permission for the proposed Drogheda to Mornington Greenway. In an area devoid of any meaningful cycling infrastructure, the provision of a greenway to connect the coastal villages with Drogheda and further beyond is an important project. People in the area […]
We are just posting the decision of An Bord Pleanála refusing permission for the Drogheda to Mornington greenway. We may issue some commentary in due course.
Our friends at the Irish River Project are doing sterling work publishing environmental information from around the country. One document got our attention, the Meath 2022 National Enforcement Priorities Progress report which is a report from the council to the EPA about the council’s environmental enforcement activities. You can access the report at this link. […]
We thought locals would want to see the comments of the Meath Conservation Officer on the proposed 24m mast that is under consideration by An Bord Pleanála. The officer said: “As the station, station masters house, railway line, overhead light industry and track bridge that already exist are inherent industrial structures, I have no objection […]
Protect East Meath has appealed to An Bord Pleanála against a decision by Meath County Council to granted permission for a 24m telecommunications mast at Laytown train station. Members of the public can make observations online before 4 September by clicking on this link. You can access the Meath planning file here (click twice), and […]