Reminder – if you are sending an Observation to An Bord Pleanála, it is due by close of business tomorrow, Monday 10th May. An Bord Pleanála do NOT accept email submissions, so your letter must be delivered tomorrow (or in the post last week). We know of some people driving to Dublin on Monday morningContinue reading “Observation due by 10th May”
Coillte have lodged an Appeal with An Bord Pleanála. Observations must be submitted by the public, on or before Monday 10th May 2021 to The Secretary, An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, D01 V902 with €50. Case Reference : PL01.309937 The purpose of this Save Mount Leinster Virtual Town Hall meeting, tomorrow, Thursday 22nd,Continue reading “Town Hall Meeting – 8pm, Thurs 22nd April 2021”
Coillte have lodged an appeal to An Bord Pleanála (ABP) on 14th April 2021. Details of the appeal can be found on the Coillte website. Please continue to support our SML campaign. Make your voice heard – you too can make a submission to ABP by 10th May 2021. More details will be posted soonContinue reading “Appeal”
Carlow Co Co have refused planning for Coillte’s Wind Farm at Croaghaun at Mount Leinster, this evening March 18th, 2021. This is great news for the local community, however, should Coillte appeal the decision and this goes to An Bord Pleanála, we will still need lots of help to keep the campaign going. The reasonsContinue reading “Carlow Co Co say NO”
Tomorrow week (25th) is your last day to submit your letter of objection re. the wind farm proposal, to Carlow Co Co. SaveMountLeinster website FAQ section has tips and guidelines on emailing/writing your submission. Keep our Blackstairs Mountains one of Ireland’s few wild places.
You are invited to a Virtual Town Hall meeting on Thursday 4th February from 7.30-9 pm in our Zoom Hall. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for a zoom link. Numbers are limited so book your virtual seat asap. Our community will discuss the current windfarm proposal by Coillte at Corraby Gap/ Kilbrannish at Mount Leinster. If you are thinkingContinue reading “Town Hall Meeting – this Thursday 4th Feb”
UPDATE Mon 18th Jan 2021: The current Coillte planning application no. 217 was invalidated by Carlow Co Co today as ‘INCOMPLETE’. LINK here Another application is expected to be lodged by Coillte.
Your objection/submission to the proposed wind farm must reach Carlow County Council on or before Thursday 18th February 2021. Carlow Co Co, Athy Road, Carlow R93 E7R7. The cost is €20 for each objection directly payable to Carlow County Council. Make sure you get a receipt from the Co Co. If you wish to receiveContinue reading “Thurs 18th Feb 2021”
Suggested text for your letter to your local reps Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to you in relation to the proposed planning application to Carlow County Council by Coillte for a wind farm development on Croaghaun Mountain at the foot of Mount Leinster comprising 7 X 178m turbines as phase 1 of this development, with theContinue reading “Even in a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic recovery phase, the binding rights in the Aarhus Convention Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters CANNOT be reduced or curtailed. In advance of the pending application from Coillte to the Co Co, let your local reps know about your right to participate in this process.”
Notice for Windfarm appeared in Carlow Nationalist on Tues 12th Jan 2021. Coillte have two weeks to lodge their application into Carlow County Council – they can lodge their application any time within this two week period. If you wish to lodge an objection it costs €20 payable to Carlow Co Co, and you haveContinue reading “Coillte Planning Notice 12 Jan 2021 – Carlow Nationalist Newspaper”