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Submissions sought on new ten year plan for Skellig Michael

Nov 12, 2020 09:11 By radiokerrynews
Submissions sought on new ten year plan for Skellig Michael Submissions sought on new ten year plan for Skellig Michael
The monastic Island, Skellig Michael founded in the 7th century, for 600 years the island was a centre of monastic life for Irish Christian monks. The Celtic monastery, which is situated almost at the summit of the 230-metre-high rock became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. It is one of Europe's better known but least accessible monasteries.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan
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People are being asked to make submissions on a new ten year plan for Skellig Michael. The early medieval island monastic site, located off the

People are being asked to make submissions on a new ten year plan for Skellig Michael.

The early medieval island monastic site, located off the South West Kerry coast, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage has prepared a draft Sceilg Mhichíl Management Plan 2020 - 2030 for public consultation.

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An Environmental Report and Natura Impact Statement have also been drawn up – all documents can be viewed on the World Heritage Ireland website.

Individuals, groups, or organisations are asked to make their submissions by email to [email protected] by December 16th.

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