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Planning Documents
Application Cover Letter to Carlow County Council *
Planning Application Form – Carlow County Council *
Newspaper Notice – Carlow Nationalist
Planning Site Notice *
EIA Portal Confirmation *

 

Planning Drawings

DRAWING SCHEDULE *

1:10000 SITE LOCATION MAP *

SITE LAYOUT MAP *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 1 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 2 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 3 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 4 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 5 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 6 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 7 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 8 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 9 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 10 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 11 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 12 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 13 OF 14 *

1:1000 SITE LAYOUT SHEET 14 OF 14 *

TURBINE 1 AND HARDSTAND *

TURBINE 2 AND HARDSTAND *

TURBINE 3 AND HARDSTAND *

TURBINE 4 AND HARDSTAND *

TURBINE 5 AND HARDSTAND *

TURBINE 6 AND HARDSTAND *

TURBINE 7 AND HARDSTAND *

SITE ENTRANCE *

PROPOSED SUBSTATION PLAN AND ELEVATION *

CONTROL BUILDING – PLAN & SECTION *

CONTROL BUILDING – ELEVATIONS *

PROPOSED TEMPORARY COMPOUND PLAN *

BORROW PIT PLAN AND SECTIONS *

INTERNAL JOINT BAY DETAILS *

TRENCH DETAILS FOR INTERNAL COLLECTOR CABLES *

100M MET MAST DETAILS SHEET 1 OF 2 *

100M MET MAST DETAILS SHEET 2 OF 2 *

ROAD DETAILS *

TURBINE AND HARDSTAND DETAIL *

RECREATION AMINITY TRAIL DETAILS *

RAIN WATER HARVESTING TANK DETAIL *

SILT FENCE DETAILS

CULVERT DETAILS *

SILT TRAP DETAILS IN DRAINAGE DITCH *

FUEL RETENTION PETROL INTERCEPTOR *

DETAIL OF BUNDED FUEL AREA *

SETTLEMENT POND DETAIL – SHEET 1 OF 2 *

SETTLEMENT POND DETAIL – SHEET 2 OF 2 *

DETAIL OF CROSS DRAIN WITH DIFFUSE OUTFALL *

Environmental Impact Assessment Documents

Volume 1 – Non Technical Summary
Non-Technical Summary
Volume 2 – Main EIAR
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 2 – Site Selection and Alternatives Considered
Chapter 3 – Description of the Proposed Development
Chapter 4 – Policy
Chapter 5 – EIA Scoping, Consultation and Key Issues *
Chapter 6 – Air Quality and Climate
Chapter 7 – Noise and Vibration
Chapter 8 – Biodiversity
Chapter 9 – Land, Soils & Geology
Chapter 10 – Hydrology and Water Quality
Chapter 11 – Population, Human Health & Materiel Assets
Chapter 12 – Shadow Flicker
Chapter 13 – Traffic & Transportation
Chapter 14 – Archaeology, Architecture and Cultural Heritage
Chapter 15 – Landscape & Visual
Chapter 16 – Telecommunications and Aviation
Chapter 17 – Interactions of the Foregoing
Volume 3 – Appendices
Appendix 1 – Introduction (1.1 – 1.2)

Appendix 1.1: Curricula Vitae of EIAR Contributors
Appendix 1.2: Projects Considered in the Cumulative Assessment

Appendix 3 – Description of the Proposed Development (3.1 – 3.4)

Appendix 3.1: Construction and Environmental Management Plan
Appendix 3.2: Schedule of Environmental Commitments and Mitigation Measures
Appendix 3.3: Environmental Assessment of Replanting Lands at Crag, Co. Limerick
Appendix 3.4: Environmental Assessment of Replanting Lands at Sroove, Co. Sligo

Appendix 5 – EIA Scoping Consultation and Key Issues (5.1 – 5.3) *

Appendix 5.1: Scoping Responses
Appendix 5.2: Scoping Report
Appendix 5.3: Public Consultation Literature

Appendix 6 – Air and Climate (1.1)

Appendix 6.1: Carbon Calculations

Appendix 7 – Noise and Vibration (7.1 – 7.8)

Appendix 7.1: Baseline Noise Measurements
Appendix 7.2: Equipment Calibration Certificates
Appendix 7.3: Noise Sensitive Location Details
Appendix 7.4: Sound Power Level Data for Wind Turbines
Appendix 7.5: Valley Correction
Appendix 7.6: Predicted Noise Levels from Croaghaun Wind Farm at Nearby Noise Sensitive Locations
Appendix 7.7: Predicted Cumulative Noise Levels from Croaghaun Wind Farm and Greenoge Wind Farm at Nearby Noise                                           Sensitive Locations
Appendix 7.8: Predicted Cumulative Noise Levels from Croaghaun Wind Farm and Greenoge Wind Farm with Mitigation at                                        Nearby Noise Sensitive Locations

Appendix 8 – Biodiversity (8.1 – 8.7)

Appendix 8.1: NIS
Appendix 8.2: Bird Survey Reports
Appendix 8.3: Aquatic Survey Reports
Appendix 8.4: Bat Survey Reports
Appendix 8.5: Invasive Species Management Plan
Appendix 8.6: Assessment of Replant Lands Report
Appendix 8.7: Collision Risk Model Report

Appendix 9 – Land, Soils and Geology (9.1)

Appendix 9.1: Geotechnical Assessment Report

Appendix 10 – Hydrology and Water Quality (10.1 – 10.3)

Appendix 10.1: Recorded Water Quality Monitoring Data
Appendix 10.2: Photographs of Existing Hydrological Features
Appendix 10.3: Assessment of the TDR – PO143

Appendix 12 – Shadow Flicker (12.1 – 12.3)

Appendix 12-1: Shadow Flicker Modelling Input Data
Appendix 12-2: Theoretical Shadow Flicker Times
Appendix 12-3: Total Theoretical Shadow Times per Receptor

Appendix 13 – Traffic and Transportation (13.1 – 13.3)

Appendix 13-1: Turbine Delivery Route Survey Report
Appendix 13-2: Bridge Survey Report
Appendix 13-3: Consultation Response

Appendix 14 – Archaeology (14.1 – 14.2)

Appendix 14.1: Figures
Appendix 14.2: Plates

Appendix 15 – Landscape and Visual (15.1 – 15.2)

Appendix 15.1: Viewpoint Assessments
Appendix 15.2: A1 Mapping

Appendix 16 – Telecommunications and Aviation (16.1)

Appendix 16.1: Example of Consultation Letter

Volume 4 – Landscape and Visual, Maps and Photomontages

VP1 – L3053 overbridge of M9 at Moyle Big

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 2 – L20201 south of Tullow

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 3 – River Barrow at Leighlinbridge

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 4 – L2035 at Ballon

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 5 – Wicklow Way at Aghowle

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 6 – Local road at Shankill, west of M9

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 7 – L3049 at Fenagh

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 8 – Ballymoon Castle

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 9 – R724 north of Shangarry Crossroads

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 10 – R725 at Carnew

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 11 – R724 at Myshall

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 12 – Adelaide Memorial Church, Myshall

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 13 – L7109 east of Myshall

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 14 – N80 northwest of Kildavin

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 15 – Huntington Castle

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 16 – Watch House Village, Clonegal

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 17 – L2027 at Kildavin GAA

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 18 – L7005 southeast of Ballinrush Crossroads

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 19 – L60665 at Cranemore

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 20 – L20281 at Ballypierce

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 21 – L70221 at Sliguff

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 22 – St Lazerian’s Church, Drumphea

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 23 – L30011 at Coolasnaghta

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 24 – Car park west of Carroll’s Crossroads

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 25 – L2026 Local road at Kilbranish

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View (i)

Page 3: Photomontage View (i)

Page 4: Existing View (ii)

Page5: Photomontage View (ii)

Page 6: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 26 – Bunclody Football Club

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 27 – Local road at Gorteen south of Brady’s Cross Roads

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 28 – Slieveboy Loop Walk

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 29 – Nine Stones viewpoint

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 30 – Local road at Kilbranish south

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 31 – L2006 at Clohamon

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 32 – Local road at Ballinavocran

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 33 – Mount Leinster

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 34 – Woodlawn Park, Borris

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 35 – R745 west of Ferns

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 36 – L8245 at Ballynakill south of Graiguenamanagh

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

VP 37 – Vinegar Hill, Enniscorthy

Page 1: Map and Information

Page 2: Existing View

Page 3: Photomontage View

Page 4: Cumulative Photomontage View

 

 

Appropriate Assessment Screening Report and Natura Impact Statement
Natura Impact Statement

NIS Appendices

Estimated Project Development Time

Apr 2019

Community and Stakeholder Engagement process is ongoing, Shane recruited as CLO.

May 2019

Environmental Impact Assessment baseline studies begin.

Oct 2019

Iterative design process commences using feedback from Environmental studies including grid route. Draft layouts shared with nearest neighbours.

Jan 2020

On going community engagement with project team, technical experts and near neighbours throughout January and February.

Feb 2020

On going community engagement with project team, technical experts and near neighbours throughout January and February.

Mar 2020

• Preparing Project Update newsletter and 2nd design iteration layouts.
• Workshop with nearest neighbours postponed due to Covid-19 Public Health restrictions.
• All project updates and communications posted on website.

Apr 2020

• Ongoing EIA studies, surveys and site investigations with emphasis on geology.

• Project updates provided through alternative means of engagement available to our nearest neighbours.

May 2020

• Preparing Project Update newsletter and 3rd design iteration layouts.
• Ongoing on-site EIAR survey investigations coming to a conclusion.
• Ongoing engagement with nearest neighbours through alternative means available as required.

Jun 2020

• Ongoing engagement with nearest neighbours through alternative means available.

Nov 2020

• EIAR and Planning documentation being finalised.

Jan 2021

• Planning Application submitted to Carlow County Council - 15th January 2021