Grand Canal Greenway Walking and Cycling Route

Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended) (S179)

Part 8 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (as amended)

Convent View, Tullamore to Kilbeggan Bridge, Tullamore

In accordance with Part 8 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 – 2007 Offaly County Council hereby gives notice of proposals to construct a 2m wide footpath along the towpath of the Grand Canal and shared vehicular and cycling route on the carriageway of Convent View for a distance of 315m. The route of the shared facility is from the eastern end of Convent View, Tullamore to Kilbeggan Bridge, Tullamore.

Offaly County Council has prepared an EIA Screening Report in accordance with the requirements of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended). On the basis of this Screening Report, Offaly County Council has completed EIA screening and has determined that there is no likelihood of significant effects on the environment. Accordingly, it has been determined that EIA is not required in respect of this proposed development. Any person may within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether this proposed development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Plans and particulars of the proposed upgrade scheme are available for inspection and / or purchase in the offices of Offaly County Council, Áras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, County Offaly, the offices of Tullamore Municipal District, Acres Hall, Tullamore, County Offaly and Tullamore Library during normal office hours from 30th of March 2022 to 4th May 2022 (both dates inclusive).

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated may be made in writing to Planning Section, Offaly County Council, Áras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore on or before 18th May 2022. Submissions should be clearly marked GREENWAY. 

Tom Shanahan, Director of Services, Tullamore Municipal District

Part 8 Grand Canal Greenway.pdf (size 559.2 KB)

Screening Report 2022.pdf (size 286.9 KB)

Part 8 Report Signed.pdf (size 539.8 KB)

Site Notice.pdf (size 99.6 KB)

Convent View Part VIII 2022 - Site Location.pdf (size 516.8 KB)

Convent View Part VIII 2022 - Proposed Plans & Sections.pdf (size 1.3 MB)