Towards a Marine Spatial Plan for Ireland

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A roadmap for the development of Ireland’s first marine spatial plan was published recently. 

Marine Spatial Planning is a way of looking at how we use the marine area and planning how best to use it into the future. MSP will try to balance the different demands for using the sea including the need to protect the marine environment. It's about planning when and where human activities take place at sea. It’s about ensuring these activities are as efficient and sustainable as possible.

Published yesterday by Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy and Minister Damien English.

Read the full press release