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    15 Jan

    Ennis co Clare; Environmental concerns information submitted

    The developer has submitted new documents as part of the planning application for the repurposing of the lands adjacent to Pairc na Coille, Ennis co Clare. Included is an updated Environmental Impact Assessment which attempts to downplay the impact. This new development could have on the local environment including the Bat population. The...

    Ennis Wild Life
    January 15, 2022
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    31 Oct

    Tony Conroy resident Pairc Na Coille

    My home has been here at Páirc na Coille for 12 years now. Most mornings I wake up to bird song and that is thanks in large part to living in close proximity to a substantial area of woodland. This area consists of native trees and undergrowth crucial to the survival of the wildlife that […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    31 Oct

    Timothy Murray, Dublin; Concerns over this development

    Ireland is home to eight species of Bat of which seven can be found in County Clare. The lesser horseshoe bat has been recorded at the woodland adjacent to Páirc na Coille retirement village. This particular Bat is seldom recorded in Ireland and can only be found in Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Limerick, Roscommon, and […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    31 Oct

    Michael Mcmahon Dublin and Clare

    As a nature lover and I am deeply saddened to hear of the possible re-development of the area of woodland and undergrowth at Pairc na Coille that has served the people and wildlife of Ennis town so well over the years. In Ireland, in times past, it is said that a squirrel could forage its […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    31 Oct

    Martha Dillon. Pairc Na Coille

    When I open my front door here in Pairc na Coille there is a beautiful large dense area of trees andshrubs less than a hundred yards away facing my house.This area is home to thousands of creatures.Bats including the protected species, the lesser horseshoe bat, birds, foxes, insects, bees, moths,butterflies, badgers, etc. We have in […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    31 Oct

    Margaret Hrynizak and Bob Oniskiewilz. Pairc na Coille

    We are living in pairc na coille for the past 6 years. Coming from Poland we find it a beautiful place to live. We are very interested in gardening and nature in general. What a joy it is to see and hear all the birds in the big green area across from our house. There […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    31 Oct

    Kevin Tiernan. Willsgrove Ennis

    The urbanization of townlands across Ireland is a recent phenomenon necessary for ensuring a sufficient stock of housing and amenities is delivered for a fast-growing and aging population. The use of land for the purpose of redevelopment is a complex subject as is the case with the 10.5 acre site next to Páirc na Coille […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    31 Oct

    David Dillon. Connolly Co Clare

    My concern is the effect this development would have on the bat population. especially the lesser horseshoebat who all forage here. They need dense vegetation for foraging and this area is ideally suited. Thelesser horseshoe bat has become rare in Ireland in recent years and is now mainly confined toCounties Cork, Clare, and Kerry.One of […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    31 Oct

    Bridie & Martin Slattery. Pairc Na Coille

    We live in the retirement village in Paírc na Coille. What a beautiful place this is. We are surroundedby nature. Very rare in the town of Ennis now, as nearly every green area that was, is now replacedby housing.We would invite anyone to come and see this dense area of trees and wildlife, birdsong, hummingbees, […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 31, 2021
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    28 Oct

    Michael Cosgrave. New York and Ennis

    As one of the few remaining natural areas in Ennis town, I object to the redevelopment of the lands adjacent to Pairc na Coille retirement home. Rather than sacrifice another wooded area full of biodiversity, I would like to see other options explored such as setting up an Ennis wildlife interpretive centre on this site. […]

    Ennis Wild Life
    October 28, 2021
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