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# An Bord Pleanála

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2022
# limerick housing
Over 370 homes set to be built on the former Greenpark Racecourse in Limerick
An Bord Pleanála granted permission for the project, which is being developed by Voyager Property Ltd.
# Next Stop
Cabinet approves moving BusConnects ahead to planning stage
Today’s decision will also allow the NTA to start the tendering process for ‘Next Generation Ticketing’ technology.
# Planning
Mary Lou McDonald lodges appeal over green light for O'Connell and Moore Street redevelopment
A decision is due on the appeals by An Bord Pleanala in June.
# Housing
Planning permission granted for 667 apartments in south Dublin despite local opposition
Over 165 objections were lodged against the scheme for the former Jesuit lands at Milltown Park.
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# ring road
Proposed N6 Galway City Ring Road approved by An Bord Pleanála
It’s hoped the road will reduce traffic congestion and improve journey times in and around Galway city.
# Cork
Green light given for 'world class' Dursey Island cable car system and visitor centre
The planning application was first lodged with An Bord Pleanála more than two years ago.
# holy cross college
Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval
The development has been the focus of significant public opposition, including from Dublin City Council.
# An Bord Pleanála
€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged
Developers of the scheme are challenging a condition attached to the planning permission.
# Student Accommodation
Locals and An Taisce oppose six-storey student housing scheme for Dun Laoghaire
Baker’s Corner pub would be demolished as part of the scheme
# dlr council
Council recommends refusal for €135m Blackrock 'build to rent' apartment scheme
The Council concluded that it will have a detrimental impact on the character of the area due to its scale, height and visual prominence.
# An Bord Pleanála
Planning permission approved for Howth apartments despite residents' objections
Locals were concerned that Howth is being overdeveloped.
# Dublin City Council
An Bord Pleanála issues rebuke to city council's 'too many hotels' claim
This follows the appeals board giving the green light to Ringline Investments for a nine storey hotel.
# Kevin Street
Green light for €475 million DIT Kevin Street redevelopment plan
DCC granted planning permission for the scheme last year but the decision was appealed.
# the good information project
Should Ireland's planning system take some of the blame for the housing crisis?
A European Commission report shows a 96% correlation between the number of planning permission grants and the number of homes completed two years later.
CJ McKinney examines whether the country's planning laws need reform.
A European Commission report shows a 96% correlation between the number of planning permission grants and the number of homes completed two years later.
But, there's a different outcome for so-called strategic housing developments.
People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents
What is an 'affordable home'? Most people put the price at between €200,000 and €299,000
# An Bord Pleanála
'A David and Goliath struggle': Locals crowdfund for court appeal against large Kildare quarry
The Aga Khan and Ruby Walsh are among those who have objected to the 32-hectare quarry.
# the goat
Charlie Chawke refused permission for apartments on site of Goatstown pub
The development was proposed at the site of The Goat Bar and Grill.
# Bord na Móna
Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland
Environmentalist Peter Sweetman brought the challenge against the proposed windfarm.
# Goatstown
Green light for €160m student accommodation in south Dublin despite political support for locals' concerns
The site is 850 metres from UCD.
# Cross Guns Bridge
Plan for 200 apartments in Phibsborough approved despite council opposition
Dublin City Council had recommended planning permission be refused on a number of grounds.
# Johnny Ronan
Johnny Ronan fails to get planning permission for his 40-plus storey tower in Dublin's docklands
The 1,005 unit apartment scheme was refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanala.
# Dún Laoghaire
Council recommends refusing Charlie Chawke's €186m Goat apartment plan
Minister for Tourism and Culture and local TD Catherine Martin has told the appeals board that she has “concerns in relation to this development”.
# Cork
'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct
Survivors have criticised plans to build apartments at the site of a former mother and baby institution.
# Dublin
Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site
Dublin City Council tried to have the site listed as vacant.
# Cork
Survivors call plan to build apartments at Bessborough site 'an abhorrent act of desecration'
The developer has said it is “highly unlikely” the land in question is a burial site, but that this can’t be ruled out.
# An Bord Pleanála
James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín
Permission was initially granted by Dublin City Council last year.
# Player Wills
Hines gets green light for apartments scheme at Player Wills factory in Dublin 8
The development includes four apartment blocks with one reaching 19 storeys in height.
# Housing
Green light given for Phibsborough 297 unit shared co-living plan
An Bord Pleanala granted planning permission despite objection from Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald.
# clonliffe college
Go ahead given to GAA for seven storey 200 bedroom hotel near Croke Park
Stock market listed hotel group Dalata is to operate the hotel under the group’s Maldron brand.
# dead end
The N6 ring road: Solution or dead end for Galway congestion crisis?
Noteworthy and The Journal take a deep dive into the controversial infrastructure plan which awaits green light from planners.
# a rollercoaster
Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle
There have been more than a few ups and downs in the saga.
# Custom House Quay
Green light given to build country's tallest building at historic Cork site
The plans include a five-star hotel, a range of commercial units for retail, food, tourism and leisure.
# North Circular Road
Concern over bats' welfare cited by group opposed to plans for 18 apartments in Dublin
The case has been brought before the High Court.
# An Bord Pleanála
Permission granted for two new schools in Sandymount despite local opposition
An Bord Pleanála rejected appeals by half a dozen parties against the decision of Dublin City Council to grant planning permission.
# An Bord Pleanála
Proposal for 'visually dominant' advertising screen at Stephen's Green rejected
The application from Nightlight Screens Ltd was dismissed by Dublin City Council in July but appealed to An Bord Pleanála shortly after.
# co meath
Court quashes planning permission for 660 new dwellings near Battle of the Boyne site
The board had erred by not properly taken into account the effects the proposed development may have on bird species, the court ruled.
Colm Tóibín, An Taisce and others launch appeal against converting James Joyce's House of the Dead into tourist hostel
Dublin City Council granted permission last month for the house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 to be redeveloped into a hostel.
# shanganagh
Development of almost 600 social and affordable homes at Dublin site one step closer after council votes to transfer land
Planning permission for the development was secured earlier this year.
# Ballsbridge
'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin
The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.
# An Bord Pleanála
Green light given for contentious €338 million apartment complex on former RTÉ lands in Dublin 4
The plans received 19 objections from local residents who argued they were “seriously flawed” and must be rejected.
# dartry
Permission given to Trinity Hall extension despite concerns over 'screaming, shouting, and urinating'
Dozens of submissions from local residents raised concerns about the plans.