04/03/2013 Public Consultation Period Extended for Planned Works at Moore St National Monument
Monday 4th March 2013, The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has extended the closing date for public comments on proposed works at the national monument at Nos. 14-17 Moore Street, Dublin 1. No 16 Moore Street was the final headquarters of the Leaders of the 1916 Rising.
The owners of the national monument have been informed that the newspaper notice about the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed works did not provide adequate information and would have to be republished. The consultation period will be extended for a further 5 weeks from the date of publication of the new public notice.
The EIS was submitted on behalf of Chartered Land Ltd. (owners of the Carlton Cinema site, which also includes the national monument at Moore Street) in connection with their application for Ministerial consent for works associated with the provision of a commemorative centre in the existing buildings at Nos. 14-17 Moore Street where the last military actions of the leaders of the rebellion took place. The Department has ruled that the newspaper notice did not give adequate details of the demolition works that will need to take place.
Nos. 14-17 Moore Street are protected by a Preservation Order and, as a result, the Minister’s consent is required under the National Monuments Acts for any works that might have an effect on the site.