You must seek approval for events or temporary activities at the State’s Fishery Harbour Centres. This is done by completing an application form detailing the proposed activity. Fees at various rates are charged for approved activities.
The six Fishery Harbour Centres are:
Howth, Co. Dublin
Dunmore East, Co. Waterford
Castletownbere, Co. Cork
Ros an Mhíl, Co. Galway
An Daingean (Dingle), Co. Kerry
Killybegs, Co Donegal
These harbours are managed and operated by the State to promote sea fishing and related industries as well as other economic and social development including leisure facilities.
What you must do
In the application form supplied you must provide details of:
general safety including safety policy, safety statement and insurance policy
key personnel including roles, responsibilities and contact details
stewarding and security plan
traffic management plan
crowd control, giving details of expected number of attendees, points of access and egress
The plan should also include details of medical and first aid provision, outlining your plans and locations such as provision and location of doctors, paramedics, ambulances and first aiders.
In addition you must include your proposals for:
health and welfare issues such as sanitary provision and drinking water
fire safety and details of fire equipment
environmental impacts and monitoring
communication facilities such as details of your PA system, telephones and radio communications on land and water
temporary structures including details of your location, loadings and power requirements
lighting, outlining your additional lighting requirements, ESB, and certification
breakdowns, wet weather and storm contingency planning
maps and drawings giving relevant details such as location of berths, dimensions of cordoned zones, and location of access points
How to apply
Use the form below to seek approval for an event or temporary activity.
Application form to engage in temporary activity at Fishery Harbour Centre
Use this form to seek approval for an event or temporary activity at a Fishery Harbour Centre.