Lord Mayor of Cork welcomes confirmation of the Glashaboy River (Glanmire/Sallybrook) Drainage Scheme
20th January 2021
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has confirmed the Glashaboy River (Glanmire/Sallybrook) Drainage Scheme.
19th January 2021
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Michael McGrath T.D., is today delighted to announce his consent to proceed with the Glashaboy River Flood Relief Scheme at Glanmire / Sallybrook, Cork.
A fifth year of treatment of Japanese Knotweed (and other invasive species) was completed over August and September 2020.
In October 2018, the Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme was submitted by the Office of Public Works to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform for formal Confirmation, under the provisions of the Arterial Drainage Acts, accompanied by an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) and Natura Impact Statement (NIS).
A fourth year of treatment of Japanese Knotweed (and other invasive species) is underway along the Glashaboy River.
A fourth year of treatment of Japanese Knotweed (and other invasive species) is planned to take place in August and September 2019.
The Glashaboy and Douglas Flood Relief Scheme areas will transfer into the administrative area of Cork City Council, with effect from midnight on 31 May 2019, due to the boundary extension.
Japanese Knotweed Ireland completed the third round of spraying in September 2018.
The confirmation documents were sent for ministerial approval in October 2018.
Japanese Knotweed Ireland will start on site in the week commencing the 10th of September 2018.
The tree felling works that consisted of tree cutting of individually identified trees has been completed.
Cork County Council have circulated a leaflet to addresses within the study area over the past few weeks.
Irish Water is committed to developing a sustainable drainage solution for the Glanmire catchment.
The new EIA Directive (2014/52/EU) amends the preceding EIA Directive (2011/92/EU) on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.
Cork County Council have procured a contractor to carry out bridge clearance works at Glyntown Bridge.
Cork County Council have sought tenders from a number of specialist Contractors to carry out Japanese Knotweed Advance Treatment Works along the Glashaboy River.
The Exhibition period for the Glashaboy Drainage Scheme is now complete.
The Public Exhibition of the Glashaboy Drainage Scheme will be formally launched by Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief; Mr Seán Canney TD and Mayor of the County of Cork, Councillor Seamus McGrath on Monday, 21st November, 2016.
September - October 2016
Priority Geotechnical Limited has been appointed to carry out a number of exploratory holes in the Glanmire area.
August - September 2016
A topographic and CCTV surveyor Environmental Techniques in conjunction with 360Surveys has been appointed to capture a topographic survey of the River Channel and banks.
Works to remove two bridges at Marwood on the Glenmore stream, has been completed.
Japanese Knotweed Advance Treatment Works will commence in September.
The cleaning of Riverstown Bridge and Glanmire Bridge is now complete.
Interim works were carrised out at Copper Valley Estate.
Cleaning of Riverstown river bridge is scheduled for July subject to approval from Inland Fisheries Ireland.
A topographic and drainage survey will be carried out in the vicinity of Glanmire and Sallybrook, along the Glashaboy River and its tributaries by Environmental Techniques Ltd. over the coming weeks.
The second Public Information Day for the Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme will be held in Sarsfield GAA Hall on Friday 20th February 2015 from 3pm to 9pm.
The Constraints Study report for the Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme is now available in the downloads area.
12 January 2015
Cork County Council are currently carrying out property threshold surveys within the study area.
The first Public Information Day for the Glashaboy River (Glanmire/Sallybrook) Flood Relief Scheme will be held in Glanmire GAA Club on Tuesday 25th February 2014 from 3pm to 7pm.