Monaghan County Council
Notice of Transboundary State Development
Notice is hereby given pursuant to article 132(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended), that the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government has received information in relation to a proposed development in a transboundary state from the Strategic Planning Division of the Department for Infrastructure, Northern Ireland in relation to the following proposed development in Northern Ireland which is subject to an environmental impact assessment procedure and has potential transboundary effects.
Applicant: SONI Ltd (formerly known as Northern Ireland Electricity Limited (NIE))
Planning Application Reference: O/2009/0792/F & O/2013/0214/F
O/2009/0792/F – Land to the rear of 152 Trewmount Road in the townland of Turleenan, Moy, Dungannon, Co Tyrone and overhead electrical transmission line from Trewmount Road, Moy to the townlands of Crossreagh and Crossbane, Co Armagh.
O/2013/0214/F – Lands between the proposed new NIE substation at the rear of 152 Trewmount Road, Moy Co Tyrone in the townland of Turleenan to the townlands of Doohat or Crossreagh and Crossbane Co Armagh on the border with the Republic of Ireland.
Both applications relate to lands within the townlands of Turleenan; Clonteevy; Drumgart; Listamlet; Lisroan; Drumanuey; Grange; Drumgold; Culkeeran; Drummond; Broughadowey; Gorestown; Culrevog; Anagasna Glebe; Mullaghmossog Glebe; Mullaghboy; Tobermesson Glebe; Drumlee; Tullygoney; Drumderg; Tullylearn; Tullydowey; Moyard; Annaclarey, Annamoy; Tullymore Agowan; Artasooly; Ballymartrim Etra; Mullyloughan; Tullysaran; Mullantur; Cabragh; Tullyneagh; Lisbane; Ballybrocky; Lisdown; Cullentragh; Ballydoo; Drumgar; Knockagraffy; Lisdrumard; Maghery Kilcrany; Lisdrumbrughas; Tullycallidy; Brootally; Dernalea; Lisglynn; Tamlaght; Drumacanver; Tullyglush (Kane); Cavanagarvan; Drummond; Sheetrim; Rawes; Tivnacree; Fergort; Tullyhirim; Drummeland; Listarkelt; Doohat or Crossreagh and Crossbane.
Nature of development:
O/2009/0792/F – Erection of a single circuit 400kV overhead line comprising 102 towers over 34.1kms from Trewmount Road, Moy in the townland of Turleenan to the border with the Republic of Ireland at the townland of Doohat or Crossreagh and a further section of overhead line extending for 0.2kms across the townland of Crossbane. Amendments to existing 275kV line removing one existing 275kV tower and erection of two new 275Kv towers. Connection via a new 400/275kV substation at land to the rear of 152 Trewmount Road.
O/2013/0214/F – Carry out associated works required for the erection of a single circuit 400kV overhead line comprising 102 towers over 34.1kms from Trewmount Road, Moy, in the townland of Turleenan to the border with the Republic of Ireland at the townland of Doohat or Crossreagh and a further section of overhead line extending for 0.2kms across the townland of Crossbane. Works to include site levelling, site preparation works, amending existing access points, construction of new access points, construction of new access lanes, construction of working areas, stringing areas, guarding, site boundary fencing and related mitigation works. Associated works required to amend the existing 275kV line removing one existing 275kV tower and erection of two new 275kV towers. Associated works required to enable connection via a new 400/275kV substation at Trewmount Road.
In support of the above planning application Further Environmental Information (FEI) relating to the Consolidated Environmental Statement (2013) has been submitted containing updates surrounding the project, a joint SONI/EirGrid Environmental Report, an update on need, an overview of planning and policy issues, a cumulative impact assessment, a haulage route assessment, updated ecological assessment, an air quality and climate assessment, an assessment of technology alternatives, a noise assessment, an erratum chapter.
Further information is available online for application O/2009/0792/F at:
and online for application O/2013/0214/F at
Information is also available for inspection, or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the office of the Planning Authority, Monaghan County Council, The Glen, Monaghan during its public opening hours.
Following consideration of the application, including the environmental information and any representations made, the Department for Infrastructure, Northern Ireland may:
(a) grant planning permission, either unconditionally or subject to such conditions as it thinks fit; or
(b) refuse planning permission.
A submission or observation in relation to the proposed development may be made in writing to Monaghan County Council, The Glen, Monaghan H18 YT50 by 5pm on 23rd October 2019. Any submissions made shall be forwarded to the Department for Infrastructure, Northern Ireland
Acting Director of Services
19th September 2019
Temporary Closing Of Roads
Monaghan County Council gives notice of its intention to close the following road in the Municipal District of Ballybay – Clones in County Monaghan:
Date of Closure – 3rd October to 14th November 2019
The road will be closed for a maximum of 6 Days within this closure period
Times: Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm
To Facilitate: Reconstruction of the R189 at Greenan’s Cross
Road Closed: R189 from 50m North East from the Junction with L61601 for a 500m long section South West towards Newbliss
Diversion Routes: Travelling from Threemilehouse towards Newbliss – Via L2400, L2401, L2402, R188 and R183
Travelling from Newbliss towards Threemilehouse – Via L21521, L2152, L2151, L2150, N54, L2180
Any interested person may lodge an objection to the closing of the above mentioned roads with the Head of Roads, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan not later than Tuesday 24th September. Any objections must be clearly marked on envelope “Objection To Road Closure”.
This notice complies with the Roads Act 1993 (Section 75)
Head of Roads
19th September 2019
Temporary Closing of Roads
Monaghan County Council intends to close the following roads in County Monaghan:
Date:- Thursday 3rd October 2019 to Thursday 14th November 2019 inclusive
between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm
Each Road will be closed for a maximum of 1 week within the Closure Period
To facilitate Resurfacing Works.
Roads Closed in the Municipal District of Ballybay – Clones
R189 from Newbliss to Cootehill Road – from the junction of the L6200 and R189
Diversion Routes: Via R183, R188
R183 Clones to Newbliss from the junction of O’Duffy Street Clones to the junction with the L2130
Diversion Routes: Via R212, LP2220, LP2221 and LP2233
All Detours will be signposted in order to direct the Traffic. (Local Access and Emergency Vehicles will be catered for at all times).
Any interested person may lodge an objection to the closing of the above-mentioned roads with the Head of Roads, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan not later than Tuesday 24th September 2019. Any objections must be clearly marked on envelope “Objection to Road Closure”.This notice complies with the Roads Act 1993 (Section 75)
Head of Roads
19th September 2019
Monaghan County Council
Notice of Passing of Resolution to Vary Basic Rate of Local Property Tax
The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that the Elected Members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a percentage known as the Local Adjustment Factor. Article 10 of the Local Property Tax (Local Adjustment Factor) Regulations 2014 requires a local authority that has decided to vary the basic rate of the local property tax within its administrative area to give public notice of that decision.
In pursuance of the provisions of section 20 of the FINANCE (LOCAL PROPERTY TAX) ACT 2012 (as amended), I the undersigned hereby notify the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government of the passing of a resolution at a meeting of Monaghan County Council on 2nd September 2019 to the effect that the basic rate of local property tax should be varied upwards by fifteen percent (15%) for the year 2020 in respect of relevant residential properties situated in the local authority’s administrative area.
Signed: Eamonn O’Sullivan
Dated: 19th September 2019