Part 8 Consultation for Proposed 3G Synthetic Grass Sports Pitch at Sean Walsh Park

Dúntadate_range20 Bea, 2021, 8:00am - 2 Iúil, 2021, 5:00pm

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)



Synthetic Grass Sports Pitch at Sean Walsh Park, Tallaght, Dublin 24,

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given that South Dublin County Council proposes to carry out the following works in Sean Walsh Park, Tallaght:

An outline of the proposals are:

  • The construction of a synthetic grass 3G all-weather sports pitch, approx. 92m X 52m.
  • To be surrounded with a 5-metre-high weldmesh type fence with an additional 1.4m ball-stop fence on the northern side.
  • 6 floodlighting columns to allow evening use.
  • Installation of CCTV Cameras for monitoring by An Garda Siochána and South Dublin County Council.
  • The planting of new trees in Sean Walsh Park.
  • All necessary landscape works including storage areas, footpaths and planting.
  • All ancillary works.

The proposal has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and screening for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) under the EIA Directive 2014/52/EU. The Planning Authority has made a preliminary examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development. The authority has concluded that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and a determination has been made that an EIA is not required.

Any person may, within 4-weeks from the date of publication of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

The plans and particulars of the proposed development are available for inspection online on the Council’s Public Consultation Portal website ( during the period from 20th May 2021 to 2nd July 2021.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, persons wishing to inspect printed plans and particulars of the proposed development must make an appointment by emailing or by phoning (01) 4149000. After making an appointment, printed plans and particulars will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 during office hours from 20th May 2021 to 18th June 2021.

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 will be situated may be made in writing up to 5pm on 2nd July 2021  and may be submitted either via:

Online Submissions:


Post to:

A/Senior Executive Officer

Environment Water and Climate Change,

South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 YNN5.

NOTE: Please make your submission by one medium only. All submissions should include your name and a contact address. It should be noted that the Freedom of Information Act, 1997-2006 (as amended) applies to all records held by South Dublin County Council. South Dublin County Council’s Personal Data Privacy Statements can be viewed at and all personal data will be retained in line with statutory requirements.

Director, Environment, Water & Climate Change , South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

WEBSITE:                                                     Date of Public Notice: 20th May 2021