Municipal Districts Operations & Rural Development

Part 8 - Proposed development of a Community Sports Grounds, Carhookeal, Mallow, Co. Cork


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended) – Part XI PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 (as amended) - Part 8

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of Part XI of the Planning & Development Act, 2000 (as amended) and in accordance with the requirements of Part 8, Article 81 and Article 83 of the Planning & Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended) that Cork County Council proposes to undertake the following development:



The project is located In the Townland of: Carhookeal, Mallow, Co. Cork.

Nature and Extent of Development

Proposed development of a Community Sports Grounds The proposed development, which is proposed to be delivered in a phased basis and dependent on funding availability, comprises:-

  • Construction of a 400m eight lane running track, enclosing a grass pitch area suitable for track and field sports.
  • Development of a grass soccer pitch
  • Development of an AstroTurf pitch (3Nr 30m x 50m pitches)
  • Development of a rugby union size pitch
  • Construction of 2 Nr Tennis Courts
  • Provision of car parks – total spaces for 157 car spaces and 4 bus park spaces
  • Development of an outer perimeter walking pathway.
  • Erection of new entrance gates
  • Associated soft landscaping of the site including further native hedge planting, biodiversity planting and tree planting.
  • Associated groundworks including drainage, stormwater connections, watermain connections and electrical ducting.

Offices at Which Plans and Particulars may be Inspected

Kanturk - Mallow Municipal District Office, Cork County Council, Annabella, Mallow, Co. Cork. between the hours of 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on each working day. See Point 1

  1. By appointment with a member of the Council staff by calling the following number: (022) 21123 or emailing
  2. Below in the 'Document Summary' section.
  3. On receipt of a written request the Council will post or email a copy of the plans and

    particulars to a member of the public who wishes to make a written submission within the statutory timeframe (indicated below).
  4. The request should be headed: ‘Part VIII Community Sports Grounds at Carhookeal Mallow’ and addressed to the Kanturk Mallow Municipal Districts, Annabella, Mallow,

    Co. Cork. P51Y6YT stating whether you wish to have the plans etc. sent in hard copy form or by email.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection and/or purchase at the locations outlined above (see Point No. 1 above) on each day during which the said offices are open for the transaction of business (excluding Bank Holidays) for a period of 4 weeks from 15th December 2022 and ending on 27th January 2023.

A submission or observation in relation to the proposed development, may be made by using the online submission form.

or, in writing, to;

Kanturk/Mallow Municipal District Office,

Cork County Council,



Co. Cork.

before 4.00pm on 10/02/2023.

As per Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) screening determination has been made and a determination has been made that an EIA is not required. In accordance with Article 120 (3), as amended by S.I. No. 296 of 2018, a person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice (15th December 2022), apply to An Bord Pleanala for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment. Such a submission should be addressed to the Secretary, An Bord Pleanála, 64, Marlborough Street, Dublin, 1.

Niall Healy

Director of Services Municipal District Operations & Rural Development Directorate

15th December 2022

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