N24 Knockagh Pavement Improvement Scheme

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By administrator, 25 May, 2023
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N24 Knockagh Pavement Improvement Scheme

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000, as amended, PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001, as amended ARTICLE 81 OF PART 8 OF THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001, as amended Pursuant to the requirements of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, Tipperary County Council hereby gives notice that it intends to carry out the following development:

Description: N24 Knockagh Pavement Improvement Scheme. The Works include pavement strengthening and safety measures over a length of 1.2Km of the N24 National Primary Road.

Nature and extent of the proposed development is as follows:

LocationNature and Extent of Proposed Development

The proposed scheme is approximately 10km to the west of Clonmel and 3.5km east of the M8 Junction 10.

The scheme commences at Knockagh Roundabout, the junction of the N24 with Regional Road R640, and extends 1.2km east towards Clonmel, ending at a point 300m east of Local Road L3167, Loughlohery Road.

The proposed scheme is contained within the townlands of Knockagh, Knockmorris and Rathmore, Cahir, Co. Tipperary.

The Works comprise: •

  • Reconstruction and strengthening of the road pavement,
  • Introduction of new footpaths and cycle paths,
  • Replacement of road markings,
  • Better definition and kerbing of junctions,
  • Reduction of carriageway widths and relocation of existing safety barriers,
  • Placement of new safety barriers,
  • Associated drainage Works,
  • Landscaping.


The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and Article 250(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site.

And

In accordance with Article 120(1)(a) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, the Planning Authority has carried out a preliminary examination of nature, size and location of the proposal, and has concluded that there is no real likelihood of 2 significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development, and an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development, including Appropriate Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment Screening Reports, will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at: -

  • District Office, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Rosanna Road, Tipperary
  • Planning Section, Civic Offices, Emmett Street, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary,
  • Planning Section, Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary,
  • Central Planning Portal Website: https://planning.localgov.ie from 9.30 am- 4.30 pm Monday to Friday for the period from 25/05/2023 to 23/06/2023 (excluding public holidays). The website is not restricted to these times.

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made in writing to: Director of Service, Roads, Transportation and Infrastructure, Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh, County Tipperary no later than 4.30 pm on 07/07/2023.

Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanala for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Signed: Mr. M. O’Connor Director of Service Roads, Transportation and Infrastructure, Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh, County Tipperary Dated: 25/05/2023