Part 8 Planning Notice - Oakwood, Ballyhaise

Notice is hereby given that Cavan County Council proposes to carry out the following works at Oakwood or Drumully, Elteen, Drumcrow, and Townparks townlands, Ballyhaise, County Cavan:

• Provision of a total trail network of 6km centered around Ballyhaise village and nearby Oakwood Forest. It is intended that paths will be 3 metres wide, where possible. Works include formation of a new riverside walk along the Annalee, upgrading existing trail through Oakwood Forest, upgrading the existing Amenity carpark, provision of accessible ramp at the Church of Ireland, upgrading existing footpaths, provision of Interpretative panels, signage and way markers.

Plans and Particulars

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, during public opening hours at the Planning Office, Farnham Centre, Cavan Town and the Bailieborough - Cootehill Municipal District Office, Market Street, Cootehill, by appointment only, up to and including the 21st of January 2022.

Plans and particulars may also be downloaded at the following link:

Make a submission

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be situated, may be made in writing to Forward Planning Section, Farnham Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan up to 4pm on 4th February 2022.

The development has been the subject of an Appropriate Assessment screening in accordance with Article 6(3) of the EU Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43/EEC) and Article 250(1) of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended. The Appropriate Assessment screening concluded that the proposed development would not be likely to give rise to significant or indeterminate impacts on any Natura 2000 site.


The proposed development is not of a class set out under Schedule 5 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, and does not require Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).

Brendan Jennings
Director of Services,
Cavan County Council,
Courthouse, Cavan
16th December 2021