Oxigen Materials Recovery Facility

Circular Economy

Location: Co. Offaly
Client: Oxigen Environmental
Status: Complete
Overall Project Value: Confidential
Start Date: June 2021
End Date: November 2023

Brief Description

Fehily Timoney and Company were appointed by Oxigen Environmental to prepare a Planning Application, EIAR and NIS for a proposed Material Recovery Facility based in Derryarkin, Co. Offaly.

View More Close

FT Responsibilities

The development consists of the demolition of existing agricultural sheds and structures on-site and the construction and operation of a Materials Recovery Facility for the acceptance and processing of up to 90,000 tonnes per annum of household, commercial and industrial (C&I), and construction and demolition (C&D) waste.

Fehily Timoney and Company were responsible for coordinating the design of the proposed Materials Recovery Facility and for completing the planning application, EIAR and NIS for the proposed development.

Key under this project responsibilities included:

  • Conducting pre-application consultation with the local planning authority and the EPA.
  • Coordinating and managing stakeholder consultation.
  • Completing EIA Scoping
  • Carrying out baseline environmental surveys, including ecological surveys, surface water and groundwater monitoring and noise monitoring.
  • Coordinating Site Investigation for the development site.
  • Preparing a preliminary design for the proposed facility, including a site layout plan, building layout plans, site and building sections, a drainage layout plan and landscaping plan.
  • Coordinating the completion of an EIAR and NIS for the proposed facility.
  • Preparing planning drawings and submitting the planning application documentation for the development.
  • Preparing a response to a Request for Further Information in connection with the planning application.


Planning consent was ultimately granted for the proposed development to the satisfaction of the client.

Project Statistics

Statistic Icon

90,000 tonnes

tonnes per annum of waste will be processed at the Materials Recovery Facility

Statistic Icon


In 2019, 40% of Municipal Waste was exported for final treatment, which highlights a deficiency in Municipal Waste processing capacity nationally.

Statistic Icon


The regional waste plans envisage Municipal Waste generation of approximately 3.9 million tonnes by 2030

Available positionsAll Careers

Position Sector Location
Senior Engineer – Circular Economy Circular Economy Cork, Dublin or Carlow
Associate Director – Civil and Environmental Engineering Circular Economy Cork, Dublin or Carlow
Senior Project Engineer – Circular Economy Circular Economy Cork, Dublin or Carlow
Project Environmental Scientist Circular Economy Cork, Dublin or Carlow