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#An Bord Pleanála

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Man challenges planning permission for 'slurry power plant' beside his proposed family home

The High Court has allowed the applicant, who has health issues, to challenge the biogas facility.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 12 August, 2016

An Bord Pleanála approves Apple's €850 million Galway data centre

The huge installation was first announced in February 2015.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Center Parcs gets green light for €233m holiday park in Longford

An Bord Pleanála decided to uphold planning permission granted by Longford County Council.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

There's a ruckus brewing in south Dublin over a mobile phone mast next to a kids' school

Parents say the proposed mast is a ‘risk they’re not willing to take’.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 28 April, 2016

The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it

Construction is set to begin this summer. The decision has been described as “a giant step forward for children’s healthcare in ireland”.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Donald Trump's Atlantic wall in Co Clare has just hit a snag

An Bord Pleanála has found against the plan.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Some locals are very unhappy about Longford's bumper new water park

Center Parcs Longford was officially announced last summer.

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 23 November, 2015

Locals fight for 'No Fry Zone' as McDonald's is planned beside three schools

An Bord Pleanála has given permission for the fast-food restaurant.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

A Kilkenny pensioner is taking the Irish planning board to court - over slurry

Specifically An Bord Pleanála’s decision to let his neighbour ‘agitate’ slurry next to his house, allegedly contrary to their own health inspector’s recommendation.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo

An Bord Pleanála said it wasn’t satisfied that the area was suitable for the development.

# an-bord-pleanala - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Dún Laoghaire's urban beach WILL be going ahead

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company estimate that the project will bring in 150,000 visitors a year.

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 12 January, 2015

Dún Laoghaire might not get that floating outdoor swimming pool after all...

Fancy a dip off Dún Laoghaire pier?

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Locals in this Wicklow town are getting together to stop a new McDonald's - again

McDonald’s says they’ll bring 60 jobs and €2 million with them.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Building of new Central Mental Hospital in Portrane may begin next year

Planning permission for the project could be decided upon in the first half of next year.

# an-bord-pleanala - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Turbines taller than Spire get green light despite fears over environmental impact

Planning permission had previously been refused due to concerns over the site’s impact on a protected bird species and local bogs.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Council welcomes approval of new planning scheme for Grand Canal Dock

The Lord Mayor said that there is an “urgent need” for offices in the city centre.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Kilkenny 'heritage houses' are not Medieval, but the council are still going to keep them

Two archaeological reports were carried out on the houses which are near a road development.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

An Taisce criticises planning body's decision on drive-through fast food outlets

An Taisce slammed An Bórd Pleanala’s decision to approve drive-through fast food restaurants in the historic Boyne Valley area.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Inishowen residents take 24-year wastewater plant dispute to Europe

Plans to build a wastewater plant on the Foyle estuary have been opposed by Donegal locals since 1989.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm

An Bord Pleanála said the ten 110 metre wind turbines at Cloghan would injure the visual amenities of the area.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Parked mobile advertisements require planning permission, says planning board

The ruling by An Bord Pleanála involved a trailer bearing a double-sided 1.8 metre high advisement.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Committee will be asked to reject appointment of John O'Connor as Eirgrid chairman

After government TDs and Senators declined to support O’Connor yesterday they will now be asked to formally reject his appointment next week.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

'I wouldn't like to live close to a pylon, but who would?' - Incoming Eirgrid chair

John O’Connor also “refuted emphatically” that he would have a conflict of interest in his new position having previously been the chairman of An Bord Pleanála.

Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy

One senator has already said he will oppose the appointment of John O’Connor as the chairman of the the body responsible for the development and maintenance of the State’s electricity grid.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 15 November, 2013

'A gross error of judgement': Labour senator has "no confidence" in Rabbitte after Eirgrid appointment

John Whelan’s criticism of Pat Rabbitte follows the appointment of John O’Connor as chairman of Eirgrid.

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 4 November, 2013

Electricity project to be scrutinised at An Bord Pleanála hearings today

Hearings in Laois today are seen as a key test case for EirGrid’s Grid 25 project to update Ireland’s electricity infrastructure.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 23 August, 2013

Kildare Village outlet expansion to create 380 retail jobs

The development will also create 120 construction jobs.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 11 April, 2013

ECJ ruling casts doubt on planning permission for Galway bypass

The EU’s top court hands a major boost to opponents to the N6 bypass around Galway, ahead of a final Supreme Court ruling.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 16 November, 2012

Liberty Hall: SIPTU disappointed at planning refusal, while An Taisce seeks review

SIPTU is left disappointed as An Bord Pleanála turns down an application to rebuild Liberty Hall – while An Taisce says reviews are needed.

An Bord Pleanála refuses permission for new 23-storey Liberty Hall

The planning authority says the proposed multistorey would be “unacceptably dominant in the city”.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

New bridge linking Louth and Down gets planning permission Building Bridges This post contains videos

New bridge linking Louth and Down gets planning permission

The 660 metre bridge will cost in the region of €18 million. It’s hoped, however, that the majority of this money can be obtained from the EU.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 3 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Luas line link project approved

New line will connect the red and green lines in Dublin city and run to the new DIT campus at Grangegorman.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 27 July, 2012

'Achill-Henge' can be demolished says High Court

‘Anglo-avenger’ who built the structure must now demolish it.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 1 June, 2012

Must close at midnight: no 3am Big Macs in McDonald's in Temple Bar

McDonald’s must also submit the materials it plans to use on the building in Temple Bar Square in Dublin, and promise to maintain the current vaulted ceilings.

McDonald's welcomes green light for Temple Bar restaurant Lovin' It This post contains a poll

McDonald's welcomes green light for Temple Bar restaurant

An Bord Pleanála has said ‘I’m lovin’ it’ to plans for the golden arches in Temple Bar, but An Taisce says it’s not welcome

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 14 May, 2012

Approval granted for DIT's Grangegorman development DIT

Approval granted for DIT's Grangegorman development

Project will bring together 20,000 students and staff and the dozens of different DIT colleges together on one campus.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Minister satisfied State boards appointment process is "fair and transparent"

Deputy Jan O’Sullivan made the comments in response to a question from Deputy Mick Wallace. His question came after a report found that there are issues regarding transparency in appointments to State boards.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Details of redesign for National Children's Hospital announced

The new plans suggest the hospital should be built on the Mater site but that the height of the complex should be reduced to six storeys to comply with requirements.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

An Bord Pleanála gives go-ahead for Chinese trading hub in Athlone

Phase-one of a five stage project has been given the go-ahead with a trading hub that would span across one million square metres eventually set to be constructed.