A number of public events scheduled for later this month and early February on the draft National Marine Planning Framework have been postponed.
Events had been due to take place in Killybegs on Monday 27 January, Wexford town on Thursday 30 January, Bantry on Monday 3 February and Kinsale on Thursday 6 February.
These dates will now be rescheduled between March and April, with locations and times to come.
The current schedule of pubic events on the draft framework resumes on Wednesday 12 February at the Arklow Bay Hotel from 6pm to 10pm.
In addition, the closing date for the receipt of submissions on the draft framework has been extended to Thursday 9 April at 3pm.
Submissions are still welcome and may be forwarded by email to [email protected] or in writing to: MSP Submissions, Marine Spatial Planning Section, Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Newtown Road, Wexford Y35 AP90.