Cork County Council have made a case for the weir in Fermoy to An Bord Pleanála (ABP), responding to six submissions that were made against their plans last July.

The document is lengthy and addresses concerns raised by various bodies. Most of the submissions made were against the weir, and the council’s responses were in order to address or counter these.

To address the TII’s concerns that the works would present a risk to the stability of Kent Bridge, the council had another assessment carried out.

In response to this particular assessment, the Bridge Management section of the TII said that “the outcome can give us peace of mind that the completed works will not have a great effect on the bridge”, but reminded the council that they were to be consulted “at every stage”.

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