In a welcome move Meath County Council has written to local sports clubs asking them not to train in the dunes at Mornington and Bettystown. These dunes are highly sensitive habitats protected by EU law and are damaged by use such as walking and sports training.
You can read our submission on the Boyne Greenway which raises issues with the environmental assessment and works that would harm the Boyne Estuary SAC and SPA
This is the second part of the meeting that considered Laytown – Bettystown – Mornington – Donacarney. The meeting was held on 3 February 2021
This is the first part of the meeting that considered Laytown – Bettystown – Mornington – Donacarney. The meeting was held on 29 January 2021
The key damaging issues identified during previous and recent site assessments were erosion primarily due to vehicle and pedestrian access and recreational pressure. Restrictions to access and recreational infrastructure are required to protect against damaging activities. To date, vehicle access has been restricted by placing a series of poles to form a barrier and prevent […]
Correspondence, minutes and emails between Roy Thompson and Andrew Butler from the Eastern Region of NPWS and Donal Kinsella in relation to the to the protection and management of Boyne Estuary and Coast 001957 Special Area of Conservation between 01/01/2020-01/03/2022. Correspondence, minutes and emails between Roy Thompson and Andrew Butler from the Eastern Region of […]
Protect East Meath has just learned that Shannon Homes has withdrawn its planning application for 357 no. residential units (169 no. houses, 188 no. apartments), childcare facilities and associated site works at a site off the Colp Road and Mill Road. This was the second attempt by Shannon Homes following a refusal by An Bord […]
Protect East Meath has filed a comprehensive submission objecting to the proposal by Shannon Homes to develop 169 houses and 188 apartments off the Mill Road and Colpe Road. You can download from here or view below: The public submission period is closed with a decision due by 6 January 2021.
Shannon Homes has given notice that it will have another go at trying to obtain planning permission for a large housing development between the Colpe Road and the Mill Road. Permission for a similar development at the same location was refused in February by An Bord Pleanála on the basis of inadequate bird surveys relating […]
Just a quick reminder that submissions on the Boyne Greenway between Drogheda and Mornington close next Friday 11 September. Submissions must reach An Bord Pleanála by 5.30pm – there is no fee for making a submission. The plans can be viewed on the Meath Co Co website here.