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Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 19 of the Foreshore Act, 1933 that Inis Ealga Marine Energy Park Ltd. has applied to the Minister of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for a Foreshore licence under Section 3 of the said Act.

This application is for site investigation works required to inform the engineering and design of a potential export cable route connecting a potential offshore wind farm, Inis Ealga Marine Energy Park, to shore. The objective of the site investigations is to gather sufficient geophysical, geotechnical, environmental, archaeological and ecological information to develop a potential export cable route within the Foreshore Licence Application Area.

The Foreshore Licence Application Area is shown on the map below


Co-ordinates for the Foreshore Licence Application Area are provided in the following table




A copy of the application, and the relevant documents, maps,

plans, and drawings, are available for inspection, between

21st October 2021 and 19th November 2021, free of charge


Cork County Council, Municipal District Office, Youghal:

Mall House, Youghal Lands, Youghal, Co. Cork. 9am-4.30pm

Monday to Friday.

Cork County Council, Municipal District Office, Midleton:

Youghal Rd., Park South, Midleton, Co. Cork. 9am-1pm and

2pm-5pm Monday to Friday.

Anglesea Street Garda Station, Ballintemple, Cork City.

Open 24-hours.

Midleton Garda Station, Oliver Plunkett Place, Midleton, Co.

Cork. Open 24-hours.

Youghal Garda Station, O’Brien’s Place, Youghal, Co. Cork.

Open 10am – 1pm daily.

The documentation is available on the Department’s website


Any person who wishes to make an objection to, or a representation in respect of the grant of the licence sought as part of this public consultation should do so in writing, giving reasons, between 21st October 2021 and 19th November 2021 (quoting ref: FS007404) to

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage,

Foreshore Section,

Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage,

Newtown Road,

Wexford, Co. Wexford



The closing date for submissions is close of business (17.30) on 19th November 2021.

All objections and representations received will be forwarded to the applicant for comment prior to any decision being made in the matter.

Material upon which the Minster shall determine this application may be published on

the Department’s website.

In this regard the Department wishes to draw attention to its policy on defamatory

material that may be contained in submissions it receives, which may be found at:



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