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Royal Canal Greenway – Cloncurry to Ferrans Lock – Reference P82017.016

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)



Royal Canal Greenway – Cloncurry to Ferrans Lock – Reference P82017.016



In accordance with the above regulations, Kildare County Council proposes to carry out development works along the sections of the northern bank of the Royal Canal between Ferrans Lock & Cloncurry that reside within the Kildare County Boundary .


The development will consist/consists of:

a) improvements to the existing towpath along the Royal Canal by providing a 3m wide cycleway and shared footway with a suitable surface i.e. quarry dust, surface dressing or bituminous bound surfacing depending on local conditions for pedestrian and cyclist use

b) provision of access controls (pedestrian/cycle friendly gates) at Rathrone, Ch – 24150

c) 2 no. 150mm duct along the full length of the greenway facility

d) provision of new boundary treatment adjacent to domestic properties


Plans and particulars of the proposed scheme will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during normal opening hours, 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m, from Tuesday 7 November 2017 until Tuesday 5 December 2017 at the following locations:



Kildare County Council                               Kildare County Council       Maynooth Library

Roads, Transportation & Public Safety     Maynooth MD Office                        Main Street

Level 4, Áras Chill Dara,                              Leinster Street                      Maynooth      

At the address below                                      Maynooth                               Co. Kildare

                                                                        Co. Kildare


Plans and particulars of the proposed scheme will also be available to view on Kildare County Council’s website HERE


Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development would be situated, may be made in writing to:       


Senior Executive Officer,

Roads Transport and Public Safety Department,

Kildare County Council,

At the address below


Or by email to on or before Tuesday 19 December  2017.


Submissions should be headed: 

 “ Royal Canal Greenway – Cloncurry to Ferrans Lock   – Reference P82017.016”


All comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this scheme will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Kildare County Council. Accordingly they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.

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