Transboundary Application – A5 Western Transport Corridor Environmental Consultation

Notice of Transboundary State Development.

Comhairle Contae Mhuineacháin

Monaghan County Council

A5 Western Transport Corridor – Further Environmental Consultation

Information has been received in relation to the A5 Western Transport Corridor, Northern Ireland.

The Western Division of the Department of Infrastructure, Northern Ireland has updated the Environmental Statement (ES 2016) with an Environmental Statement Addendum (ESA 2019) and accompanying Non-Technical Summary (NTS Rev’B) together with the Extraction Impact Report on Quarrying in the Townland of Ulbalreagh.  These environmental reports have been published for consultation during the period 26 March 2019 to 17 May 2019 should be read in conjunction with the ES 2016 as they provide additional information to update the ES 2016. This documentation is available to view at this link:

In addition, the Reports of Information to Inform an Appropriate Assessment (RIAA), which have been the subject of previous consultations during 2014 and 2017 have also been updated for consultation during the period 4 April 2019 to 9 May 2019. This documentation is available to view at this link:

The proposed development is subject to an environmental impact assessment and has potential transboundary effects.

The information is available for inspection, or purchase at fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours at the offices of Monaghan County Council, Roads Office, MTEK II, Armagh Road, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan


A submission or observation in relation to the proposed development may be made in writing to the Planning Authority, Monaghan County Council within the period of 5 weeks beginning on the date of the publication of this notice.

For information regarding the Privacy Notice see:


Paul Clifford

Director of Services

4 April 2019