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.
An Bord Pleanála granted planning permission for a 167 unit residential development in Duleek. Permission was granted on 19 August. The online documents can be consulted here.
The Drogheda Independent reported this week that a planning application had been submitted for a large solar farm in Smithstown on land between the R133 and Beabeg land. We checked the Meath County Council planning file and found that the application is invalid because the notices and drawings did not meet the required standard. The […]
Friday 14 August 2020 is the closing date for public submissions on the library and community building that Meath County Council proposes to build in Bettystown. Protect East Meath made a submissions asking for the facility to be accessible on bicycle and foot from the surrounding villages. You can read our submission here. You can […]
We are happy to report that a planning application for 21 residential units in Julianstown has been withdrawn following Protect East Meath’s observations relating to serious environmental issues with the proposal The confirmation letter form Meath County Council is copied below
The High Court today formally quashed a decision of An Bord Pleanála granting permission for a 450-unit development off the Marsh Road in Drogheda. In February this year, An Bord Pleanála conceded that its decision was invalid but the developer, Ravala Limited, applied to the court to be allowed contest Protect East Meath’s challenge. This […]
Davy Target Investments ICAV, has applied to An Bord Pleanála for planning permission for a strategic housing development on a site area of 4.8ha located at The Steeples Road, Duleek, Co. Meath in the townland of Commons. The proposed development will consist of 167 no. dwellings and a 2 storey creche (415sq.m), including 93 no. […]
Developer Alcove Ireland Eight has opened three separate consultations with An Bord Pleanála seeking to build 645 units in the village. These proposals, if they were would constitute a 66% increase of the size of the village which currently has just over 1000 housing units and is home to 3000 people. The proposals dwarf the […]
We are just catching up on the updates. In February Protect East Meath made observations to Meath County Council about a planning application seeking to build 21 houses in Julianstown. The application proposes destroying party of a proposed Natural Heritage Area, development on land zoned for high amenity and on areas prone to flooding. There […]
The High Court gave leave this morning to Protect East Meath and Highlands Residents Association to bring a legal challenge against a decision of An Bord Pleanála granting planning permission to Trailford Limited for a massive 661-unit housing development off the Rathmullan Road in Drogheda. The challenge alleges that An Bord Pleanála was not legally […]