Public Consultation Notice

Coillte Consultation Opportunity – Forest operational plans (2017-2021) for "Doughill" property, Roscommon  

Consultation Period: Monday 16th January 2017 - Friday 24th February 2017 (6 weeks)

Coillte wish to consult on its forest operational plans for Doughill property which surrounds the Sliabh Bawn Windfarm in Co. Roscommon.  These forest operations include clearfelling, thinning and replanting and they are planned over a 5 year period from 2017 to 2021. 

Please click on the forest operational map below which shows the felling proposals over the next 5 years: see Overview map of Doughill

Stakeholders can also view the “Doughill Environmental Impact Report” in relation to these plans at this link: view Doughill Environmental Report

All stakeholders should submit their comments/queries If you wish to meet the local team to go through the maps in more detail, please request this in the submission you send to us.  on the forest operational proposals as follows: 

  • by email to consultation@coillte.ie, or 
  • by post to the local team – Consultation on forest operational plans for  “Doughill” property, Coillte, Cedar House, Moneen, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. 

In addition Coillte will host a public consultation meeting which will take in the Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon on Wednesday, 18th January 2017 from 3pm to 7pm. Media adverts will be placed in the local papers to notify stakeholders about this meeting.

Following receipt of consultation submissions, each will be considered and responded to. If required the Coillte team will engage in further discussions with stakeholders in relation to their submissions. Coillte will then make changes as appropriate to its plans based on stakeholder feedback, and inform stakeholders.