Applications for Abstraction and Impoundment Advertisement Requirement

Date published: 29 April 2024

Last updated: 29 April 2024

NIEA have determined that the Applications for Abstraction and Impoundment listed below require advertisement under Regulation 9 of the Abstraction and Impoundment Regulations 2006 As Amended.

-AIL/2024/0003 and AIL/2024/0004

Applications have been made to the NIEA an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs for authorisation under the Water Abstraction and Impoundment (Licensing) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006.

Dalradian Gold Ltd applied for authorisation for two abstraction and impoundment (listed below) at the proposed Curraghinalt Mine, adjacent to 80 Mullydoo Road, Greencastle, County Tyrone, BT79 7QP (E258418, N383902) Applications were submitted to NIEA on the Wednesday 24th April 2024 and deemed complete on the Monday 29th April 2024.

Documents submitted to the Department in support of the applications include:

Any representations made on the previous applications reference number AIL/2020/0105 and AIL/2020/0106 will be made available to the PAC and do not need to be repeated. However, the documents in support of the current application include additional information namely the following which has not been previously consulted on and will not therefore have been addressed in previous representations:

  • Kaya Letter Dated 17th December 2021
  • Kaya Letter Dated 28th January 2022
  • Gahan and Long Letter Dated 28th January 2022
  • DAERA spreadsheet of responses to 2020 application (ref AIL 2020/0105 and AIL 2020/0106)

You can view the previous applications (AIL/2020/0105 and AIL/2020/0106 here

You may contact Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) of DAERA to request copies of the new applications in either electronic version via email, or a paper copy by post. Please quote reference number:  AIL/2024/0003 & AIL/2024/0004 in any correspondence. 

How to Respond

Please send any comments on the Application to:

or any written responses to:
Water Regulation Team Offices,
17 Antrim Road,
Lisburn, Co Antrim,
BT28 3AL

Please include the AIL reference number above.

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