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  Derryclare and Cloonnacartan , Co. Galway

Feb 23 2023

Application Received

Apr 19 2023

Further Info. Requested

Feb 02 2024

Further Info. Received

Mar 28 2024

Decision Due

Mar 28 2024

Decision
  • Submitted to Galway County Council, 23 / 02 / 2023
  • Application Type: PERMISSION
  • Current Status: APPLICATION FINALISED
  • Decision Text: REFUSED
  • Decision Summary: Refused
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Development:
For a ten-year planning permission consisting of: I.) The felling/removal of some 343 hectares of conifer plantation for the purposes of peatland restoration and the establishment of native woodland. ii.) Measures to restore and rehabilitate approximately 281 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and heathland that is currently planted with lodgepole pine and Sitka spruce forests and managed for commercial forestry. iii.) Conversion of 62 hectares of conifer forestry to native woodland. iv.) Main peatland restoration measures will include tree removal, drain blocking (manual and mechanical) and ground reprofiling. v.) The control of existing invasive species on site and continued control during the restoration works to prevent their spread. vi.) Drain-blocking all existing artificial drainage and artificial land drains currently existing within the peatland restoration areas in order to restore the high water table which is necessary for blanket bog growth... Signup to read full development description
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  • Distance: Received: Decision: Development Address: Development Description:
    2.2km 24/06/2021 N/A CLOONNACARTAN , chun foirgneamh talmhaiochta chun ainmhithe a thógáil agus Clós Láimhseála Caorach a choinneáil i Cúil Na Céartan, Cloonacartan, Sraith Salach, Co na Gaillimhe. Spás urláir comhlán na hoibre atá le coinneáil i 136sqm agus 106sqm... login required. Details...
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    Aquifer:
    • Category: Pl
    • Description: Poor Aquifer - Bedrock which is Generally Unproductive except for Local Zones

    Vulnerability:
    • Unit Name: Bennabeola Quartzite Formation
    • Description: Pale quartzites, grits, graphitic top
    • Labels: MRBENQ / BX

    Bedrock:
    • Rock at or near Surface or Karst ( X)

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