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Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board

Kilminchy Court
Dublin Road
Portlaoise
Co. Laois R32 DTW5
Tel: (057) 8631912
Email: info@alab.ie

New Appeals

Update re AP7-8/2018 Bannow Bay - October 2018

As provided for in Section 56(3) of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997, the Board has extended the time that the Appeals will be determined to 30 June 2019.

 

Update re AP2/2015 Shot Head – November 2018

Pursuant to Section 47 of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997, ALAB issued a Notice to the Applicant, Bradan Fanad Teo t/a Marine Harvest,  on 20 December 2017.

In response to the Notice the Applicant furnished the Board with a Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement (Supplementary EIS).  The Supplementary EIS is available on the ALAB website here.

Public Notice

Publication Of A Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement In Connection With The Appeal Of An Application For An Aquaculture Licence Under The Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1997 (No. 23)(As Amended) And Application For A Foreshore Licence Under The Foreshore Act, 1933 (No. 12)

Notice is hereby given that Bradán Fanad Teoranta t/a Marine Harvest Ireland, Kindrum, Fanad, Letterkenny, County Donegal (“the Applicant”), applied to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (“the Minister”) for permission to cultivate salmon (salmo salar) using circular net pens, on the foreshore at Shot Head, Bantry Bay, County Cork.  The Minister decided to grant the aquaculture and foreshore licences applied for.  That decision was appealed to the Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board (“ALAB”) and those Appeals are currently under consideration by ALAB.

During the course of the Appeals, ALAB required that a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement be prepared on behalf of the Applicant, in respect of certain additional aspects of this proposed aquaculture. A copy of this Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement may be inspected free of charge at the Garda Station, Bantry, County Cork, (open 24 hours) for a period of 8 weeks from the date of publication of this notice or purchased from the Applicant at a cost of €20 per copy during the same period.  The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement is also available on www.alab.ie

Any person may, during the period of 8 weeks from the date of publication of this notice, make written submissions or observations to ALAB in relation to the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.  Any such submissions or observations should be furnished in writing to Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board, Kilminchy Court, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, County Laois, R32 DTW5 or by email to info@alab.ie quoting reference AP2/1-14/2015 and should:

(a) state the name and address of the person by whom it is made,

(b) state the grounds for the submission or observation and any considerations and  arguments on which it is based, and

(c) be accompanied by any documents, particulars or other information which the person making the submission or observation considers necessary or appropriate.

All submissions or observations received on foot of this public notice procedure will be made available to the applicant for comment and will also be made generally available for inspection by the public.

 

Update re AP7-11/2017 Trawbreaga – November 2018

The Board determined at it's Board meeting of 14 November 2018 to grant licences in respect of the following appeals AP7/2017, AP8/2017, AP9/2017, AP10/2017 & AP11/2017. Reasons for their decision are outlined in the Determinations here.

Update re AP6/2018 Dunmanus Bay – August 2018

As provided for in Section 56(3) of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997, the Board has extended the time that the Appeal will be determined to 30 June 2019

Update re AP2-5/2018 Lough Swilly – May 2018

As provided for in Section 56(3) of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997, the Board has extended the time that the Appeal will be determined to 31 May 2019

Update re AP1/2017 & AP6/2017 Braade Strand, Gweedore, Co Donegal – November 2018

As provided for in Section 56(3) of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997, the Board has extended the time that the Appeal will be determined to 30 June 2019

Update re AP9/2018 Ballymacoda Co Cork - November 2018

As provided for in Section 56(3) of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997, the Board has extended the time that the Appeal will be determined to 30 June 2019


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