Help us Protect East Meath

East Meath is under pressure once again from development without infrastructure and resources. We haven’t learnt any lessons from the previous housing bubble where we built thousands of houses without roads, schools or community facilities.

The aim of this group is to ensure that future development in East Meath only takes place with strong environmental protections.

Protect East Meath is a private limited company established as a non-profit aimed at protecting the environment in East Meath. It is represented by Julianstown resident, Fred Logue of FP Logue Solicitors who has acted in many ground breaking environmental cases before national and international courts. You can read about FP Logue’s key cases and reports in the media by clicking on the links.

FP Logue provides the majority of its services to Protect East Meath on a pro-bono or contingency basis to ensure that future development in the area comes with strong environmental protections.

Protect East Meath’s projects to date include:

We need your help

Please help us improve our environment and to protect East Meath:

Make Julianstown Traffic Free

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‘Protect East Meath’ is collecting donations to fund a legal challenge against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant permission for 250 houses in Bryanstown. Permission was granted without any assessment of the effects of increased traffic on Julianstown

Meath County Council accepts that a bypass of Julianstown is badly needed to handle all the traffic generated by development in East Meath and Drogheda but plans for this are decades away.

The traffic generated by the Bryanstown development will cause even more traffic congestion in East Meath and will increase air pollution and noise in the village of Julianstown.

While we are not against development in Drogheda the serious environmental consequences for Julianstown have to be taken into account.

All funds raised will go towards legal costs and administration costs.

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The aim of this group is to ensure that future development in East Meath only takes place with strong environmental protections.

Protect East Meath asks Planning Regulator to investigate excess Drogheda zoning in Meath Development Plan

Protect East Meath this week wrote to the Office of the Planning Regulator asking it to investigate a proposal by Meath County Council to release enough zoned land to build up to 8,000 houses in South Drogheda as part of the development plan review. Under the previous development plan the Council had identified excess zoning […]

Withdrawn: Shannon Homes fails in second attempt to get Colp planning

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 […]

Rathmullan victory written up in the Drogheda Independent

We’ve been receiving widespread support following our successful challenge to planning permission granted to Trailford Limited for 661 houses in Rathmullan. It’s clear from talking to locals that people are fed up with over development of Drogheda and East Meath in the wrong place without infrastructure and are alive to the mistakes that were made […]