Waterways Ireland undertake Public Consultations as required under the legislation and as good practice.
Ireland is pleased to present its first Climate Action Plan as a draft
document for public consultation. This Climate Action Plan reflects
Waterways Ireland commitment to taking meaningful climate action to
safeguard our inland waterways for current and future generations. The
Waterways Ireland Climate Action Plan (WICAP) was shaped by extensive
collaboration with staff and stakeholders and, through its
implementation, climate action will become integral to Waterways Ireland
operations and developments.
don’t need to be a climate expert to contribute to Waterways Ireland’s
ambition for climate action. It is important that we hear from as many
people as possible. This consultation is open until 17th January 2022 and submissions can be made as follows:
View Waterways Ireland Climate Action Plan and related reports by following the links below:
you have difficulties submitting a response online, or would like to
discuss the Plan in advance of making a submission please feel free to get in touch with Project Manager Cormac McCarthy on +353-87-2787463 or +353-61-922149.
The public consultation on the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Tourism Masterplan for the Shannon 2020-2030 was open from Tuesday 20th October 2020 - Friday 6th November 2020. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions in Ireland and Northern Ireland the documentation was available online only. The documents reviewed under the plan were listed below.
Draft Tourism Masterplan for the Shannon 2020-2030 and associated Environmental Report
The public consultation on the above Masterplan and Associated Environmental Report took place between Wednesday 4th March 2020 until 4 pm on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The documents reviewed under the plan are listed below. The submissions received under the consultation will be reviewed and considered before a final Masterplan is approved and published. Information will be available here when the publication date has been agreed.
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Ulster Canal Greenway Development Strategy
Waterways Ireland, and their project partners Monaghan County Council, Cavan County Council, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and the Mid Ulster Council, propose to develop a long-distance Greenway in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, linking Castle Saunderson in County Cavan to Charlemont in County Armagh mainly along the route of the disused Ulster Canal and using sections of disused railway infrastructure. The proposals for development of these greenway sections are provided within the Ulster Canal Greenway Development Strategy.
The draft Ulster Canal Greenway Development Strategy and associated environmental reports will be available for public consultation from the 28th April 2017 until the 21st July 2017. As part of this public consultation there will be four public information events held, which will demonstrate the proposed greenway routes, with cross sections, related imagery, and interactive mapping available. The public information events are as follows:
|Monday 8th May||3pm - 8pm ||Courtyard Room, Newtownbutler Community Hall, Co Fermanagh|
|Tuesday 9th May||3pm - 8pm ||Market House in Monaghan Town, Co Monaghan|
|Wednesday 10th May||3pm - 8pm ||Seven Horseshoes, Belturbet, Co Cavan|
|Thursday 18th May||3pm - 8pm||Market House, Middletown, Co Armagh|
Your comments and feedback on the draft Ulster Canal Greenway Development Strategy and associated environmental reports are welcome on or before July 21, 2017. Draft documents are available for inspection at the project partner offices or downloaded below:
Lough Erne (Navigation) (Amendment) Bye-Laws (Northern Ireland) 2015
Waterways Ireland propose to make amendments to the Lough Erne Bye-laws. The public consultation closed on the 22nd May 2015 and the feedback received is now being considered and the proposed bye-laws may be amended before submission to the Minister and enactment.
For more information
Call: +44 (0)28 6632 3004 and ask for John Kempton.