Comhairle Contae Mhuineacháin Monaghan County Council – DERELICT SITES ACT 1990

Notice pursuant to Section 15 (1) (a) of the Derelict Sites Act 1990 (as amended)


To: Owner/occupier of Derelict Structure: Derryveagh, Carrickroe, Co. Monaghan – Folio MN23422F

Notice is hereby given that Monaghan County Council (hereinafter referred to as the “Local Authority”), in exercise of the powers conferred on them by Section 14 of the Derelict Sites Act 1990, as amended, intends to acquire compulsorily, under the said Act, the derelict site described hereunder.

A map of the said derelict site has been deposited at the Planning Offices of Monaghan County Council, No. 1 Dublin Street, Monaghan, H18 X982 and may be inspected there during its public opening hours Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

Any owner, lessee or occupier (except a tenant for a month) may, on or before 02 May 2024, submit to the Local Authority an objection to the proposed compulsorily acquisition of the derelict site.  Any such objection must be in writing stating the grounds of the objection and addressed to the Local Authority at Town Regeneration Office, Monaghan County Council, No. 1 Dublin St, Monaghan H18 X982.

The Derelict Sites Act, 1990 (as amended) provides that if an objection is made to the proposed compulsory acquisition of a derelict site and the objection is not withdrawn, the derelict site shall not be acquired compulsorily by the Local Authority without the consent of An Bord Pleanála.

Description of Derelict Site proposed to be acquired:

 Derelict site at Derryveagh, County Monaghan, situate in the Chapel Court estate, Carrickroe comprising of a large two storey fronted building with concrete floors in a shell state, originally designed for two shop units and two overhead apartments; house numbers 3, 4 and 9 in an adjoining terrace of three-bedroom 2 storey dwellings, together with rear area of approximately 2 acres where foundations have been laid out for 16 semi-detached houses.


Dated this 28th March 2024

Signed: Cathal Flynn

Director of Services

Planning, Economic Development

Monaghan County Council