Japanese Knotweed Treatment 2020

November 2020

A fifth year of treatment of Japanese Knotweed (and other invasive species) was completed over August and September 2020. 


Glashaboy Scheme Confirmation Update

July 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).


Japanese Knotweed Treatment

September 2019

A fourth year of treatment of Japanese Knotweed (and other invasive species) is underway along the Glashaboy River.


Japanese Knotweed Treatment

July 2019

A fourth year of treatment of Japanese Knotweed (and other invasive species) is planned to take place in August and September 2019.


Cork Boundary Change

April 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 Spraying

November 2018

Japanese Knotweed Ireland completed the third round of spraying in September 2018.


Confirmation Documents for Ministerial Approval

October 2018

The confirmation documents were sent for ministerial approval in October 2018.


Japanese Knotweed Spraying

September 2018

Japanese Knotweed Ireland will start on site in the week commencing the 10th of September 2018.


Tree Felling

May 2018

The tree felling works that consisted of tree cutting of individually identified trees has been completed.


Progress Bulletin

December 2017

Cork County Council have circulated a leaflet to addresses within the study area over the past few weeks.


Foul Flooding at Meadowbrook

November 2017

Irish Water is committed to developing a sustainable drainage solution for the Glanmire catchment.


Key Changes in Environmental Impact Statements introduced by Directive 2014/52/EU (EIA Directive)

November 2017

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.


Bridge Clearance Works

November 2017

Cork County Council have procured a contractor to carry out bridge clearance works at Glyntown Bridge.


Japanese Knotweed Treatment - Glashaboy FRS

May 2017

Cork County Council have sought tenders from a number of specialist Contractors to carry out Japanese Knotweed Advance Treatment Works along the Glashaboy River.


Glashaboy Drainage Scheme

April 2017

The Exhibition period for the Glashaboy Drainage Scheme is now complete.


Glashaboy River (Glanmire/Sallybrook) Drainage Scheme

November 2016

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.


Site Investigation Works

September - October 2016

Priority Geotechnical Limited has been appointed to carry out a number of exploratory holes in the Glanmire area. 


Topographic & CCTV Survey

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. 


Interim Works - Marwood Bridges

August 2016

Works to remove two bridges at Marwood on the Glenmore stream, has been completed.


Japanese Knotweed Treatment

September 2016

Japanese Knotweed Advance Treatment Works will commence in September.


Interim Works at Riverstown Bridge and Glanmire Bridge

July 2016

The cleaning of Riverstown Bridge and Glanmire Bridge is now complete.


Interim Works at Copper Valley Estate

May 2016

Interim works were carrised out at Copper Valley Estate.


Interim Works at Riverstown Bridge

May 2016

Cleaning of Riverstown river bridge is scheduled for July subject to approval from Inland Fisheries Ireland.


Topographic and Drainage Survey - Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme

May 2016

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. 


Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme Public Information Day No.2


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.


Glashaboy FRS Constraints Study


The Constraints Study report for the Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme is now available in the downloads area.


Property Threshold Survey

12 January 2015

Cork County Council are currently carrying out property threshold surveys within the study area.


Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme Public Information Day No. 1


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.



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