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Blasket Island Development

category kerry | environment | news report author Tuesday April 14, 2009 14:39author by Blue Planet Advocate - Blaskey Action Groupauthor email blasketcase at gmail dot com Report this post to the editors

Works Have Begun On The Blasket Islands

Kerry Council and An Bord Pleanala have agreed to the Unsustainable Development of The Great Blasket Islands.
Works Have Begun.

In Feb 2009 after many years of legal battles,
2,000,000 Euros of Tax Payers money has been sanctioned in a Private land deal with commercial developers on The Great Blasket Islands.
Works have commenced by the developer-Blascaoid Mor Teoranta(BMT).
This is already damaging the pristine nature of the islands,with much further damage in the future due to the size of the development.
The development is a huge cafe with diesel generators-septic tanks and garage .
There is already existing buildings which were used as a cafe in the past.
These have now had extensions built on the back of them last year so would be more than adequate..
The Islands Are Protected under EU Legislation.
Special Protection Area(SPA)
Special Conservation Area(SAC)
There has been limited media coverage until now.
There are reporters on the Island filming the works.
Films and further Information will be published as events unfold.
If you would like to get involved in trying to stop the destruction please contact us at the links on the web site and also at blasketcase@gmail.com
Thanks
BPA

Related Link: http://www.blasketactiongroup.com

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Democratic Ireland     old codger    Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:31 
   Develop it     Interested citizen    Wed Apr 15, 2009 15:40 
   Leave The Island alone.     Terry    Wed Apr 15, 2009 18:14 
   Same old, same old.     billy idle    Thu Apr 16, 2009 00:55 
   do gooders     interested citizen    Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:52 
   United we stand     SooFree    Thu Apr 16, 2009 20:42 
   Unsustainable Development     Blue Planet Advacate    Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:34 
   Its an absoloute disgrace     upset citizen    Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:01 
   Do your job     Mayo Man    Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:29 
 10   Leave the Blaskets to the wind, the birds and the ghosts.     P Reid    Mon Jul 27, 2009 22:21 


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