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Cashel Town Park - Part 8 Development

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:

Development of a Town Park and Amenity Area and Public Realm Works, St Patrick’s Rock,
Cashel, Co Tipperary. The proposed works are within the curtilage of Protected Structures
Reference 1, St. Patrick’s Rock, Reference 67, Railings, Camus Road/Circular Road and
Reference 60, Gates to St Patrick’s Rock, Camus Road. The proposed development will be
subject to Section 14 Ministerial Consent.

Nature and extent of the proposed development is as follows:
Location Nature and Extent of Proposed Development
Rock Car Park
a) Surface upgrade to the pedestrian, car park entrance and exit
b) Upgrade to existing seating
c) 8 no. bike stands
d) Upgrade to existing litter bins
e) Rationalisation and selected repositioning of signage and visitor
information boards
f) Interpretation 3D map feature
g) Landscaping

Rock Lane
h) Footpath rationalisation upgrade
i) Top-coat resurfacing to the applicable section of Rock Lane
j) Lighting

Rock of Cashel access road
k) Resurfacing to create a shared surface public realm
l) Upgrade of street furniture
m) Improved pedestrian access and gates to Bothar na Marbh and
Bishop’s Walk

Bishops Walk and meadow landscape
n) Creation of a new hardwood timber pedestrian walkway providing
disability access compliant level route from the Rock to the new town
centre carpark
o) The historic Bishop’s Walk will be protected and restored
p) The introduction of reinforced grass path
q) Ground recessed light fittings to the main paths
r) Landscaping
s) The introduction of natural play elements,
t) Timber amphitheatre seating to provide a gathering space for small
events, outdoor educational classes
u) Interpretation points positioned along the timber walkway
v) Sensitive repair works to historic walls where required
w) Stock proof fencing proposed to the new boundary line to the south
of the maze
x) Gate incorporating interpretation
y) Maze planted with deciduous hedging

Camus Road Access
z) Resurfacing to site entrance.
aa) Upgrade to existing metal entrance gates to both Bothar na Marbh
and into the Pastoral Field
bb) Provision of bike stands
cc) Provision of litter bin, wayfinder sign, interpretation board
dd) Area of planting at Camus Road Entrance

Bothar na Marbh
ee) Footpath resurfacing
ff) Introduction of 2 no. viewpoints with seating incorporated.
gg) Sensitive repair works to historic walls where required

And ancillary, associated works.

An Architectural Heritage Impact Assessment and Archaeological Impact Assessment have been prepared.
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.

The proposed development is not of a class set out under Schedule 5 of the Planning and
Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and does not require Environmental Impact
Assessment (EIA).

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

Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Nenagh & Clonmel, Tipperary-Cahir-Cashel Municipal
District, Rosanna Road, Tipperary Town, from 9.30 am – 4.30 pm Monday to Friday, and
Cashel Library from 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm for a period from the 17th September to the
16th of October 2020. Details of the proposed development are also available online at
www.tipperarycoco.ie

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 Pat Slattery, Director of Services, Tipperary-Cahir-Cashel
Municipal District, Rosanna Road, Tipperary Town no later than 4.30 pm on Friday 30th
October, 2020.

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: Pat Slattery, Director of Services,
Tipperary-Cahir-Cashel Municipal District,
Rosanna Road, Tipperary Town.