Presentation on theme: "ESPON Conference Rural Typologies from an Irish and Local Perspective. Part 1 By Ciarán M.Tracey, B.Soc.Sc., Dip.T.P., Dip.L.S., M.I.P.I.. County Planning."— Presentation transcript:
ESPON Conference Rural Typologies from an Irish and Local Perspective. Part 1 By Ciarán M.Tracey, B.Soc.Sc., Dip.T.P., Dip.L.S., M.I.P.I.. County Planning Officer, Leitrim County Council, IRELAND
Irish Rural Structure The National Spatial Strategy (NSS) regarding the Irish Rural Structure. The main objective of the study, as set out in the brief, was to develop, using demographic, economic and geographical data, a typology of rural areas in Ireland and their main characteristics. The typology should be developed at a geographical scale that enables practical regional and sub-regional comparisons to be made.
Irish Rural Structure The study also examined: trends within these areas and their future outlook the relationship between urban and rural areas; and the role of infrastructure in rural area performance A number of rural Typologies were identified through this study
Chapter 3: Rural Housing & The Development Plan ~ 3 3.2 Identifying Rural Area Types Two Rural Typologies in County Leitrim Structurally Weak Areas Area under Strong Urban Influence Appendix 3 has sample objectives for these types of areas Locations identified on maps
Area under Strong Urban Influence Broad grain map: LA needs to prepare a finer grianed map for its own functional area, as part of a Development Plan Review.