Category: Doolin Pier

Doolin Pier: Oral Hearing Held by An Bord Pleanala

On Wednesday 31 October 2012 An Bord Pleanála held an Oral Hearing in County Clare for the Doolin Pier planning application. The hearing was called by the Planning Inspector to hear evidence on the likely effects of the proposed development…

Doolin Pier Foreshore Submission Info

Below are the details (address, dates, info) which are needed when submitting a submission on the Foreshore Lease application made by Clare Co. Co. to the Department of the Environment. Read the text below and we would urge as many…

Lost Jewel of the Atlantic

Following the granting of permission for the new pier at Doolin a lot of attention has been given to the potential impact this pier may have on the nearby waves at Doolin Point and Crab Island. The photo below shows…

Doolin Pier Granted Permission

Today the 32 County Councillors in Clare voted unanimously in favour for the proposed pier at Doolin. The new pier will have a serious negative impact on surfing waves nearby including the famous Crab Island and Doolin Point waves. In…

Save Crab Island & Doolin Waves

You may be aware of the recent proposed pier at Doolin, Co. Clare. Info on that application is here and the outcome here. I don’t want to get into the technicalities of what happened at the end of the last…

Doolin Pier Decision

The Councillor’s vote on the Doolin Pier proposal took place yesterday at the County Council offices, Ennis, Co. Clare. The exact details of the decision are not yet clear but the situation appears to be as follows: The Councillors decided…

Irish Surfer Survey

While I was working with the West Coast Surf Club on the submission against the proposed pier at Doolin, Co. Clare, we found that there was a lack of basic information about surfers in Ireland and this information would have…

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