DODDER GREENWAY

PLANNING UPDATE: 12st July 2017

URGENT: DODDER ACTION NEEDS YOUR HELP AND INPUT NOW

There are three current South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council planning proposals whose outcome over the next 3 months could protect and improve or damage and diminish the landscape of the River Dodder. See below for details on each plan and the associated council. 

(Note: development carried out by a Local Authority is often referred to as Part 8 development)

Donnybrook Rugby Stadium Greenway (deadline, end July 2017)

Dublin City Council, Donnybrook Rugby Stadium Greenway Part 8: Dublin City Council is proposing to construct 450 m of Dodder Greenway along previously undisturbed riverbank habitat between Donnybrook Bridge and Herbert Park at back of Stadium. Submission period is over but still time to lobby DCC Councillors before they vote on it. Click here for more details


Dodder Greenway from Bohernabreena to Orwell Park (deadline, August 18, 2017)

South Dublin County Council, Dodder Greenway Part 8 from Bohernabreena to Orwell Park: South Dublin City Council is proposing to construct 14 km of Dodder Greenway from the edge of the mountains to the edge of the city. There are proposals to widen and upgrade existing paths, introduce lighting and CCTV, new paths, new bridges. Submissions are free but end 18th August, likely vote in September, once approved can’t be changed. More details to follow


Mt Carmel Recreational Park, upstream of Firhouse Weir (deadline, September 21, 2017)

South Dublin County Council, Mt Carmel Recreational Park Part 8 alongside the Dodder upstream of Firhouse Weir: South Dublin City Council is proposing to construct 1 km of recreational facilities along the edge of the proposed Natural Heritage Area of the Dodder. Submissions are free but end 21st September, likely vote in October, once approved can’t be changed. More details to follow

SKETCH OF PROPOSED DODDER GREENWAY PLANS