Main lay and construction works for the installation of the IRIS sub-sea fibre optic cable system from a landfall in Galway to a landfall in Iceland, providing high speed strategic international telecommunications connectivity from Galway on the west coast of Ireland to the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavik
Landfall at Ballyloughane Strand, Renmore, Galway, route across Galway Bay, through the South Sound to 12mm limit, southwest of the Aran Islands.
Public Consultation Details
Mill Street Garda Station, Mill Street, Galway City, H91 FX61
The relevant documentation are available for inspection at the public counter of Mill Street Garda Station (open 24 hours) or by appointment. Please make contact by telephone at 091 538000 or by email to Mill Street Garda Station
to make an appointment.
Galway City Council Planning Office, City Hall, College Road, Galway, H91 X4K8
The relevant documentation are available for inspection at the Planning Office of Galway City Council during its public opening hours from 09.30 am – 1.00 pm daily (Mon - Fri).
Should it be necessary to visit the planning office, please make contact by telephone at 091 536599 or e-mail at Galway City Council Planning Office
to make an appointment in order to comply with Health & Safety of both the public and staff and to ensure compliance with social distancing measures currently in place. Please note that members of the public visiting the Planning Department will be asked to provide information for the purposes of contact tracing.
Galway City Library, Hynes Buildings, St Augustine Street, Galway, H91 R6WF
The relevant documentation are available for inspection at Galway City Library during public opening hours - Tuesday to Saturday inclusive: 10.30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm.
Current Restrictions only allow for a viewing time of 15 minutes but by appointment a longer viewing time may be arranged. Please make contact by telephone at 091 509094 or by email to Galway City Library
to make an appointment.
Application documents are also available on this Department's website at the following URL:
Submissions can be made to: Foreshore Section, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Newtown Road, Wexford, Co Wexford or email@example.com
. Submissions received outside of the public consultation period cannot be considered.
The Department wishes to draw attention to its policy on defamatory material
that may be contained in submissions it receives.
Terms and Conditions
All submissions and comments submitted to the Department for this purpose are subject to release under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2014 and the European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007-2014. Submissions are also subject to Data Protection legislation.
Personal, confidential or commercially sensitive information should not be included in your submission and it will be presumed that all information contained in your submission is releasable under the Freedom of Information Act 2014.
What we will do with your response
The information provided by respondents will inform the decision-making process regarding this foreshore consent application.
Please note that submissions received may be made available on the Department’s website, unless otherwise requested. In any event, all submissions received will be subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection legislation.
See also the Privacy Statement and the Department's Data Protection Policy under the document links below.