The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, TD, has published the draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2022-2027 for public consultation. The Minister now invites submissions, observations and comments on the proposed plan.

GCCN would like to extend an invitation to all interested members to join the Galway City draft River Basin Management Plan Meeting held in collaboration with the Local Authority Waters Programme on Thursday, January 27th at 6pm via Zoom.

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The Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) will provide you with information on the national Draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2022-2027 and the Public Consultation process in place for this.

Following this meeting, GCCN will welcome the opportunity to make a submission on the draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2022-2027 in collaboration with all interested GCCN members.

Please note, the consultation period closes on Thursday, 31 March 2022.

LAWPRO will collect all submissions and will produce a report to send to the Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage. This will ensure local communities have input into the plan for the next six years.