12/03/12

12/03/12 Minister Deenihan extends cessation of turf cutting compensation deadline

Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has announced today (Monday 12th March, 2012) an extension to the deadline for the receipt of applications for compensation until 30 April 2012 from those affected by the cessation of turf cutting on raised bog special areas of conservation for reasons of environmental protection. This extension applies to turf cutters on the 24 raised bog special areas of conservation nominated for designation in 2002 and listed below.

 

Application forms for participation in the Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme and further information are available on request by calling Lo-Call 1890-253-147 or (053) 9117310, emailing designated.bogs@ahg.gov.ie or by writing to: Site Protection Unit, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Newtown Road, Wexford.

 

 

 

Site Code

Site Name County

1

000440 Lough Ree Ros/LD/WM  

2

000595 Callow Bog Roscommon  

3

002298 River Moy Mayo/Ros/Sligo  

4

002331 Mouds Bog Kildare  

5

002332 Coolrain Bog Laois  

6

002333 Knockacoller Bog Laois  

7

002336 Carn Park Bog Westmeath  

8

002337 Crosswood Bog Westmeath  

9

002338 Drumalough Bog Roscommon  

10

002339 Ballynamona Bog and Corkip Lough Roscommon  

11

002340 Moneybeg and Clareisland Bogs Meath/Westmeath  

12

002341 Ardagullion Bog Longford  

13

002342 Mount Hevey Bog Meath/Westmeath  

14

002343 Tullaher Lough and Bog Clare  

15

002346 Brown Bog Longford  

16

002347 Camderry Bog Galway  

17

002348 Clooneen Bog Longford  

18

002349 Corbo Bog Roscommon  

19

002350 Curraghlehanagh Bog Galway  

20

002351 Moanveanlagh Bog Kerry  

21

002352 Monivea Bog Galway  

22

002353 Redwood Bog Tipperary  

23

002354 Tullaghanrock Bog Roscommon  

24

002356 Ardgraigue Bog Galway  

 

Ends

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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