Thursday, 9 May 2019

Questions (122)

Michael Healy-Rae


122. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a forestry licence application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20197/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

This forestry licence application is currently under consideration.

There has been detailed correspondence with the registered forester in relation to this application and a Natura Impact Assessment was submitted to the Department on 16th April, 2019. This has been referred to the Department's ecologist for assessment and a decision on the application will issue when all environmental and other considerations have been considered in full.