Cllr McCarthy: Consultation still open on Strategic Housing Development at ‘Maryborough Ridge’, Moneygurney

Press Release:

Independent Cllr Kieran McCarthy wishes to remind residents within the Maryborough Ridge area that public consultation for the proposed Glenveagh Homes Ltd project is still open. The full application complete with architectural drawing and photo montages are available to view at

Cllr McCarthy noted: “Strategic Housing Developments are overseen by An Bord Pleanála as a fast track approach to large scale housing proposals. Many of such developments usually have a large knock-on effect on the local road network and create more neighbourhood needs such as the need for more creches and more school spaces. It is important that concerned residents send in their submission to An Bord Pleanála, in this case by 29 June. Glenveagh is applying for a 5-year planning permission for a strategic housing development, which will include a mix of residential units, a creche and amenities”.

This site, which is 13.07 hectares in area is zoned for residential development under the Ballincollig Carrigaline Municipal District Local Area Plan 2017. The proposed development, comprises: a) The construction of 449 no. residential units in to include 315 no. dwelling houses (comprising a mix of 2, 3, & 4 bed detached, semi-detached & terraced/town houses); 46 no. duplex-apartments comprising a mix of 1, 2 & 3 bed units), 88 no. apartments (comprising a mix of 1 & 2 bed units in 3 no. 3-5 storey blocks over basement); and one creche.

The provision of landscaping and amenity areas is to include a multi-use games area (MUGA), playgrounds, kick about areas, an amenity walkway along the western boundary of the proposed development, pocket parks, localised seating areas, garden parks, footpaths and cycle lanes. Two vehicle accesses are proposed via the existing and proposed road network.

Any person interested in putting in a submission must make a cheque out for e.20 to An Bord Pleanála and send with their letter to An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 by 29 June.