Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (179)

Robert Troy

Ceist:

179. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications the legal status of bridges erected by Inland Fisheries Ireland on private land (details supplied). [27208/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Environment)

The erection of infrastructure on private lands and access across such lands to carry out works by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) or by third parties funded by IFI, would, as a matter of IFI policy, be subject to landowner permission.  Such permissions may be subject to particular conditions and agreements based on the individual characteristics of the infrastructure and other issues.  

If the Deputy can identify the infrastructure and its location, I will arrange for IFI local management to update him on the query he raises.  

The issue of establishment of rights of way based on length of time is not a matter in which my Department or IFI has a function.