Midleton to Youghal Greenway

Proposed Development

The subject of this Part 8 application is the development of a greenway and related ancillary works from the environs of Midleton Train Station, Midleton, County Cork to the disused Youghal Train Station, Youghal, County Cork within the townlands of Townparks (Imokilly By), Broomfield East, Park North, Killeagh, Roxborough, Clashduff, Stumphill, Ballynascarty, Kilmountain, Ballycrenane Beg, Mogeely, Carrignashinny, Garranejames, Ballyquirk, Clashdermot West, Mountbell, Lisglasheen, Moanlahan, Lagile, Ballymakeagh More, Finisk, (ED Clonpriest), Burges Lower, Inchiquin, Gortaroo, Coolnacloghafinna, Coolaha, Beanfield, Ballyvergan West, Kennel, Ballyvergan East, Colerenagh, Summerfield, Dysart, Claycastle, Williamstown, County Cork.  

The proposed development of the greenway incorporates the following principal features: vegetation and site clearance; provision of a sealed surface path with a desirable maximum width of 4m and a general minimum width of 3m; provision of a boardwalk; provision of car parking facilities adjoining Midleton Train Station and adjoining the former railway stations at Mogeely, Killeagh and Youghal; provision of agricultural crossings; provision of boundary fencing, walls and railings;  repair/replacement and remedial works to bridges, culverts and drains; provision of ducting; provision of traffic calming and safety measures at road crossings; construction access and temporary construction compounds; provision of signage, seating, cycle stands, markings and all delineation works, landscaping and all ancillary development and associated accommodation works. The development consists of works within the curtilage of Protected Structures: RPS No. 5 (Townparks  (Imokilly By)); RPS No. 3003, RPS No. 3004 and RPS No. 3036 (Williamstown).  

This application is made under Section179 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended). 

Part 8 Planning Documentation

In accordance with the requirements of the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended), details of the proposed development are set out in the Part 8 planning documentation which comprises (i) the Part 8 Planning Documents pack and (ii) the Part 8 Planning Drawings pack which should be read in conjunction with one another. Together, these plans and particulars describe the nature, extent and principal features of the proposed scheme. 

Part 8 Planning Documents 

Part 8 Particulars

Part 8 Planning Report

Appendix 1 Cultural Heritage sites 1-13

EIA Screening Report

Appropriate Assessment Screening Report

Ecology Report

Flood Risk Assessment Report

Scheme Drawings

Site Notice & Examiner Press Notice


Written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development is situated may be made on or before 30 October 2018 as follows: 



In writing to:

Part 8 Midleton-Youghal Greenway Submissions,

Cork County Council,

East Cork Municipal District Offices,

Mall House,


Co. Cork

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