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Fourth protected habitat in Rathcoole

A fourth protected habitat is confirmed for Rathcoole: Hydrophilous Tall Herb Community. The Hydrophilous Tall Herb Community area is small and fragmented. It occurs in pockets within the Woodland with a particular presence noted at the Woodlands northern edge bordering…

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3rd Concept / Misconception Part 1

No reduced area for:• Alluvial Woodland (save for Mullaly’s Lane site access) What more needs to be said? How much in area of Alluvial Woodland and number of trees will be lost?Mick Mulhern, Director of Planning, Land Use and Transportation:“…..immature…

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Stoney Hill Planning Update

A big thanks to all Rathcoole Woodlands Supporters who signed the submission to South Dublin County Council expressing your concern with a recent planning application, SD22A/0347, for phase 1 of a 4 phase development on Stoney Hill Lane. See the…

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Stoney Hill Lane Planning Submission

We had the same concern when the Strategic Housing Development (SHD) was proposed and that is why we put in a submission opposing that development. There was absolutely no consideration of potential impacts on Rathcoole Woodlands nor was it recognised…

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