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Planning & Consultation

Foreshore Licence Application - Ireland​

PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A FORESHORE CONSENT 

Greenlink Interconnector Limited for Interconnector between EirGrid’s Great Island substation in County Wexford (Ireland) and the National Grid’s Pembroke substation in Pembrokeshire (Wales) 
 

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 19A of the Foreshore Act 1933 (as amended), that Greenlink Interconnector Limited, Mason Hayes and Curran, South Bank House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4 has applied for consent under the Foreshore Acts to occupy an area of foreshore for an Interconnector between EirGrid’s Great Island substation in County Wexford (Ireland) and the National Grid’s Pembroke substation in Pembrokeshire (Wales). 


An Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) has been prepared in respect of this proposal. The foreshore application, EIAR, associated documents, all relevant maps, site plans and drawings may be inspected at the following locations: 

 

  • Waterford Garda Station, Patrick Street, Waterford City 

  • New Ross Garda Station, Marshmeadows, New Ross, Co. Wexford 

  • Wexford Public Library, Mallin St., Wexford
    (Monday to Saturday, during the hours 10.30 am to 5.30 pm) 

  • Wexford County Council, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford (Monday to Friday, during the hours 9am - 1pm / 2pm - 5pm) 

A hard copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment Report may be purchased from the applicant. A Non Technical Summary may be obtained free of charge. 


CDs that include the Environmental Impact Assessment Report, maps, site plans and drawings, and a copy of the foreshore application are available free of charge from the applicant at the address stated above or by emailing energy.water.bst@intertek.com.

 

The application may also be viewed here and on the Department’s website: www.housing.gov.ie/planning/foreshore/applications/greenlink-interconnector-wexford.


The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government is responsible for making a decision on this application and he may either grant, approve or consent to the application with or without covenants, conditions or agreements, where applicable, or refuse the application. 


Section 19C of the Foreshore Act applies to this application. 

 

Submissions, comments in relation to the proposal may be made in writing within 8 weeks from the publication of this notice to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government at Foreshore Unit, Department for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Newtown Road, Wexford, Co. Wexford or by e-mail to foreshore@housing.gov.ie (Quoting Ref: FS007050). The closing date for the receipt of written submissions, comments or questions is therefore 17:30 on 08/01/2020. 

 

Within 8 weeks from the publication of this notice, a copy of the application, the Environmental Impact Assessment Report and any other relevant report or information (including copies of any submissions, comments, or questions received by the appropriate Minister) may be inspected free of charge at the Foreshore Unit, Department for Housing, Planning Local Government, Newtown Road, Wexford, Co. Wexford during the hours 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. All of this material, including submissions from the public, will also be published on the website of the Department for Housing, Planning and Local Government at:

www.housing.gov.ie/planning/foreshore/applications/greenlink-interconnector-wexford 

 

Dated this day of 12/11/2019.

Foreshore Licence Application and full details, including downloadable documents are available here