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 directed by solicitor and Julianstown resident Fred Logue, a specialist in environmental and planning law. Fred’s firm, FP Logue Solicitors, 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 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.

Green light for challenge to massive Rathmullan planning permission

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 […]

Submission to the County Development Plan Review

You can read our submission to the County Development Plan review at this link https://consult.meath.ie/en/submission/mh-c5-544/observation/coments-sea The submission is summarised as follows 1. There are significant issues with the Strategic Environmental Report which if left unaddressed will result in an SEA procedure that is unlawful having regard to the Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive. In particular the […]

Colpe development refused by Bord Pleanála following Protect East Meath objection

Protect East Meath today received confirmation that planning permission has been refused for a large housing development off the Mill Road. This move comes after Protect East Meath pointed out several flaws in the proposal including serious traffic consequences for Julianstown and lack of certainty around impacts on protected bird species using the area. A […]