M18 Motorway Service Area


Location: East of the M18, approximately 1.5km north west of Newmarket on Fergus, in the townlands of Ballyconneely and Ballynacragga
Status: Preliminary Design and Environmental Impact Assessment
Description: The team is currently undertaking preliminary design and an environmental impact assessment. This will enable the extent of the land required for the proposed development to be determined. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) will then be prepared for submission to An Bord Pleanála.
Timeline:


Updates


Date Released: 14 November 2017
A Pre-Planning Public Consultation event was held by Transport Infrastructure Ireland on the 8th Novemeber 2017 in the Inn at Dromoland. The drawings that were on display on the night are now available to view at the following links.
M18 MSA - Location & Layout PDF (18.0mb)
M18 MSA - Photomontages PDF (6.98mb)

Date Released: 01 November 2017
Transport Infrastructure Ireland (formerly the National Roads Authority (NRA)) is holding a Pre Planning Public Consultation to obtain people’s views and comments on the proposed M18 Motorway Service Area, located in the townlands of Ballyconneely and Ballynacragga. The Public Consultation will be held at the Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare on Wednesday 8th November from 4:30pm to 8pm. You are invited to attend and make your views known.

The project timeline (above) has been updated to reflect current progress.

Date Released: 01 June 2017
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Date Released: 30 January 2017
The project timeline (above) has been updated to reflect current progress.

Date Released: 5 April 2016
Following the conclusion of the site selection study, the preferred site has been identified as Site 1E located east of the M18, approximately 1.5km north west of Newmarket on Fergus, in the townlands of Ballyconneely and Ballynacragga. The Site Selection Report is available to view at the following link.

M18 MSA Site Selection Report PDF (5.8mb)

Date Released: 22 November 2015
Further to a recent Public Consultation event held by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (formerly the NRA) on the 19th of November 2015, in The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus Co. Clare, we are seeking comments on the sites identified as possible locations for a Motorway Service Area, between Junctions 7 (Sixmilebridge) and 12 (Ennis) on the M18 motorway: The drawings which were on display for the Public Consultation event are now available to view below.

M18 MSA Brochure PDF (2.4mb)
M18 MSA Drawings PDF (4.0mb)