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Proposed apartment development for Pembroke Wood, Passage West

The proposed apartment development for the green in front of Doodlebugs, Pembroke Wood has been granted planning permission.

Rowan View Developments applied to Cork County Council for planning permission to construct 24 No. apartments over 3 floors and all associated development works including access, car parking, landscaping, amenity areas, bicycle storage and service/refuse facilities.

During the course of the planning assessment, Rowan View Developments has been asked to reduce the scale of the development to 18 No. apartments over 3 floors.

The Decision and Conditions are here:
Decision & Conditions

The Planner’s Reports are here:
Planner’s report


Part 8 planning application documents for the R610/N28 Raffeen junction

The junction works proposed by Cork County Council are at the following link.  They include for a cycle path/pedestrian footpath through the junction and along the N28 for a short distance in either direction.  They also include for uncontrolled pedestrian/cycle crossings on the N28 on either side of the junction.  Submissions are welcome as per the planning notice:

Raffeen Junction Safety Scheme Part 8 Drawings Combined

Part 8 Planning Notice – N28 Rafeen Junction Safety Scheme


If you would like to use the following letter of observation to be sent to An Bord Pleanála to support the Aldi planning application for Passage West, please:

  • print it off
  • get 10 signatures on it and €5 from each person who signs
  • fill in your address for correspondence from the Board
  • post the signed letter with the €50 directly to the Board
  • if you have a problem with co-ordinating the sending off, contact me and I’ll help
  • make sure it gets to the Board by 30th April.

Thank you!

General observation letter

Passage West Strategic Plan – final version

Over 200 local people involved in a series of community consultations have informed the drafting of a set of aims for the town of Passage West.  These have been encapsulated into a Strategic Plan which you can read at this link:

Cork Town and Village Renewal – Passage West Strategic Plan

The Passage West Strategic Plan was completed in conjunction with Cork County Council and with the leadership of SECAD (South and East Cork Area Development) under the first round of Urban and Village Renewal funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

Ballincollig-Carrigaline Municipal District Grant Allocations 2018

The Ballincollig-Carrigaline Municipal District has distributed over €225,000 through the Municipal District Grant to community, voluntary and sporting groups and to residents associations throughout the Municipal District.

Since this grant scheme was set up three years ago, over €830,000 has been allocated through the scheme to assist local groups.  The funding has proved invaluable to a wide variety of organisations and the Council continues to receive very positive feedback about what the grant scheme helps them to achieve.

2018 allocations are at the following link:
Municipal Grant allocations