Material Contravention - Dromquinna Manor

Released: 20 January 2012





Reference No. in Register – 757/11


Notice is herby given, in accordance with Section 34(6) of the Planning & Development Act 2000, as amended by Section 23 of the Planning & Development Act 2010, that Kerry County Council intends to consider deciding to grant permission (ref. no. 757/11)

for the renovation of the existing manor hotel to include reception and function facilities, 12 bedroom suites and supporting facilities and for the removal of various ad hoc contemporary additions, extensions and out buildings to the rear and side of the protected structure and associated conservation of historic fabric.  Permission is further sought for the following: Provision of 32 number tents ancillary to the manor, provision of 62 recreational vehicle stands, provision of supporting facilities within the existing coach house complex to include a reception area, convenience shop, laundry, kitchen and dining facility, games room, play room, tv room, store, shower rooms and sanitary accommodation, the relocation and improvement of the existing site entrance, the provision of signage structures at the entrance; the provision of a new wastewater treatment system comprising of a wastewater treatment plant and soil polishing filters; the provision of a motorised vehicle waste disposal point and holding tank; the provision of 152 parking spaces, and all ancillary site works and landscaping at Dromquinna Manor, Dromcunnia, Kenmare Co Kerry.

The proposed development would materially contravene the objectives of the Kerry County Development Plan 2009-2015 in particular the policy that direct access onto National Primary or National Secondary Roads will not be permitted to serve Camping/Caravan Parks as set out in section 13.15.1 of this Plan.

Particulars of the development may be inspected or purchased at the offices of the Planning Department (Room 13), County Buildings, Tralee, Co. Kerry, during its public opening houses (9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.- Monday to Friday).


Any submissions or observations as regards the making of a decision to grant permission received not later than four weeks after 10th January 2012, i.e. not later than 5p.m. on Tuesday 7th February 2012, will be duly considered by the Planning Authority.


Submissions should be forwarded to the Planning Department, Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee, Co. Kerry.


Signed:  Gerard O’Brien

              A/S.E.O., Corporate Services



Date:      10th January 2012

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email:

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