A spokesperson for the group, which was responsible for a significant volume of the 1408 public submissions made during the consultation, said they were disappointed by the outcome.
He said: “We have an amazing civic group in Save Cork City. They are wholly engaged in the re-development of Morrison’s Island. And still, they came away from the meeting feeling like they hadn’t been listened to and their ideas had been dismissed by city council officials.“
"Half of the 1,400 submissions that were made through their website were rejected by the city council out of hand on a technicality.“
"The section of the city council report that dealt with their concerns was essential a rebuttal of their proposals, rather than engaging with them and listening to what they had to say. Contrast that to the efforts made to accommodate the submissions that called for more parking. That’s an incredibly dismissive attitude to what is supposed to be a public consultation.”