SEA Contacts

Find out here how to contact the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other SEA Statutory Authorities and how to contact authorities in other jurisdictions, should you need to. 

Republic of Ireland 

Environmental Protection Agency

Consultation is required for all relevant Plans/Programmes.

Contact details:

Tadhg O'Mahony, Senior Scientific Officer, SEA Section, Office of Environmental Assessment, EPA Regional Inspectorate, Inniscarra, Co. Cork. Tel: (021) 486 0818;  Fax: (021) 487 5545 email: t.omahony@epa.ie  

Cian O'Mahony, Scientific Officer, SEA Section, Office of Environmental Assessment, EPA Regional Inspectorate, Inniscarra, Co. Cork. Tel: (021) 486 0847;  Fax: (021) 487 5545 email: c.omahony@epa.ie

General Enquiries can be made to the following email: sea@epa.ie

Please do not use the info@epa.ie email address when contacting the SEA Team.  

Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government

Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (DECLG) at the following address:

Planning System and Spatial Policy Section, Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government,Custom House, Dublin 1. Tel: (01)8882823 or (01) 8882269. Email: sea@environ.ie 

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Where the Plan or Programme (or modification) may have a significant impact on fisheries or the marine environment, you must notify the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food at the following address:

Liz McDonnell, Environmental Co-ordination Unit, Climate Change and Bio Energy Division, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Pavalion A, Grattan Business Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Tel: (057) 8689915; Email: Liz.mcdonnell@agriculture.gov.ie  

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Where the Plan or Programme (or modification) may have a significant impact on fisheries or the marine environment, you must notify the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DCENR), at the following address:

Corporate Support Unit, Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Elm House, Earlsvale Road, Cavan. Tel: (01) 678 3084; Email:  corporatesupport.unit@dcenr.gov.ie  

Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Where it appears to the competent authority that the plan or programme, or amendment to a plan or programme, might have significant effects in relation to the architectural heritage or to nature conservation, the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs should be consulted at the following address:  The Manager, Development Applications Unit, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Newtown Road, Wexford. Tel: (053)9117381 Email: manager.dau@environ.ie  

Adjoining Planning Authority ( as required for land use Plans under S.I. No. 201 of 2011)

Correspondence should be directed to: The Manager of the relevant planning authority.


Northern Ireland

Where the Plan or Programme (or modification) may significantly affect the environment in Northern Ireland, you should contact the relevant authorities at the following address:

Mr Mark Hammond
Natural Environment Division,Northern Ireland Environment Agency
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
Klondyke Building,
Cromac Avenue,
Malone Lower
Belfast, BT7 2JA
Northern Ireland

Phone (028) 90569579

Website: https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/. Email: SEATeam@daera-ni.gov.uk


Wales

Where the Plan or Programme (or modification) may significantly affect the environment in Wales, the following authorities need to be contacted:

Cadw (www.cadw.wales.gov.uk)

Countryside Council for Wales

Environment Agency (www.environment-agency.gov.uk)


Scotland

Where the Plan or Programme (or modification) may significantly affect the environment in Scotland, you should contact the relevant authorities at the following address:

SEA Gateway Manager, Environmental Assessment Team, Directorate of Built Environment, 2-H (South), Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ Tel: (0044) (0)131 244 5094 Email: SEA.Gateway@scotland.gsi.gov.uk


England

Where the Plan or Programme (or modification) may significantly affect the environment in England, you should contact the relevant authorities at the following addresses:

English Heritage: www.english-heritage.org.uk . Email: london@english-heritage.org.uk

Environment Agency (www.environment-agency.gov.uk) . Email: enquiries@environmental-agency.gov.uk

Natural England: (www.naturalengland.org.uk). Email: enquiries@naturalengland.org.uk