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#An Bord Pleanála

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 11 December, 2017

Green light for €40 million hotel at Stephen's Green despite government department objections
# Security Fears
# Security Fears

Green light for €40 million hotel at Stephen's Green despite government department objections

Dec 11th 2017, 9:14 AM 24,575 Views 16 Comments

The appeals board said that the hotel would not adversely affect the character of the historic buildings nearby.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 13 October, 2017

Plans for apartment blocks objected to by Leo Varadkar and Joan Burton get the go-ahead
# Castleknock
# Castleknock

Plans for apartment blocks objected to by Leo Varadkar and Joan Burton get the go-ahead

Oct 13th 2017, 10:50 PM 28,499 Views 47 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has backed an earlier decision by Fingal County Council.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 28 September, 2017

High Court quashes planning board refusal of wind farm on Kildare-Meath border
# Wind Turbines
# Wind Turbines

High Court quashes planning board refusal of wind farm on Kildare-Meath border

Sep 28th 2017, 3:19 PM 18,045 Views 50 Comments

Mr Justice Robert Haughton ruled that the application for the Maighne wind farm should be remitted back to An Bord Pleanala.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'The reality is it produces dangerous toxins': Concerns about plan to burn tyres at Limerick plant
# Irish Cement
# Irish Cement

'The reality is it produces dangerous toxins': Concerns about plan to burn tyres at Limerick plant

Aug 29th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,396 Views 17 Comments

Irish Cement wants to burn tyres and other industrial waste at its factory in Mungret.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 4 August, 2017

An Taisce appeals to block new 8-storey Dublin hotel behind Four Courts
# Scourge Of The Northside
# Scourge Of The Northside

An Taisce appeals to block new 8-storey Dublin hotel behind Four Courts

Aug 4th 2017, 8:18 AM 19,253 Views 63 Comments

River House, which has been called “a scourge in the local area”, is set to be demolished to make way for the hotel.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Lidl gets green light for Castleknock development following local criticism
# It's Happening
# It's Happening

Lidl gets green light for Castleknock development following local criticism

Jul 5th 2017, 1:22 PM 20,638 Views 73 Comments

The development will cost an estimated €15 million.

# an-bord-pleanala - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Whatever happened to... the biggest shopping centre never built in Limerick?
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Whatever happened to... the biggest shopping centre never built in Limerick?

Jun 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 28,945 Views 12 Comments

The long-delayed ‘opera centre’ project has blighted the city’s CBD for a decade.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 11 June, 2017

The children of a major Celtic Tiger developer are building dozens of Dublin homes
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

The children of a major Celtic Tiger developer are building dozens of Dublin homes

Jun 11th 2017, 9:45 AM 53,064 Views 31 Comments

Joe Moran’s Manor Park Homes constructed hundreds of houses across Ireland in the boom.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 5 May, 2017

Legal challenge to Kilkenny road development referred to Europe over threats to 'flora and fauna'
# Courts
# Courts

Legal challenge to Kilkenny road development referred to Europe over threats to 'flora and fauna'

May 5th 2017, 8:34 PM 14,212 Views 0 Comments

The proposed development has been objected to by a number of local residents.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 21 April, 2017

Wetherspoon's gets green light for €4 million 'super pub' on Camden Street
# Ruling
# Ruling

Wetherspoon's gets green light for €4 million 'super pub' on Camden Street

Apr 21st 2017, 4:49 PM 32,269 Views 77 Comments

Wetherspoon operates five pubs here – four in Dublin and one in Cork.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Independent grocers' behind-the-scenes strategy to stall the march of the German giants
# Cloak And Dagger
# Cloak And Dagger

Independent grocers' behind-the-scenes strategy to stall the march of the German giants

Apr 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 24,600 Views 51 Comments

Industry body RGDATA has tried to block four Aldi and Lidl outlets so far this year.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Developer that illegally bulldozed 19th century convent gets go ahead for Dublin apartments
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Developer that illegally bulldozed 19th century convent gets go ahead for Dublin apartments

Mar 2nd 2017, 3:51 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

Kimpton Vale is looking to build 143 apartments in Clonsilla.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 10 February, 2017

An Bord Pleanála overturning decision for Liffey Valley expansion
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

An Bord Pleanála overturning decision for Liffey Valley expansion

Feb 10th 2017, 8:15 PM 25,596 Views 32 Comments

The application was refused on grounds of inadequate public transport access and potential congestion impact on the M50 and other roads.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Jan 25th 2017, 9:11 AM 11,047 Views 14 Comments

Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 23 December, 2016

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns
# Jobs Saved
# Jobs Saved

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:03 PM 9,972 Views 35 Comments

Hundreds of jobs are safe, but concerns have been raised about the environmental impact of the Co Offaly plant.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park'
# Interconnector
# Interconnector

Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:36 PM 8,772 Views 70 Comments

The North East Pylon Pressure Campaign said communities will not stand by while hundreds of pylons are built across Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 6 November, 2016

"Apple in or lights out": Hundreds turn out for pro-Apple rally in Galway
# Feels Of Athenry
# Feels Of Athenry

"Apple in or lights out": Hundreds turn out for pro-Apple rally in Galway

Nov 6th 2016, 4:10 PM 29,431 Views 87 Comments

An €850 million data centre is planned for Athenry.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 28 October, 2016

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?
# Plans For Change
# Plans For Change

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:33 PM 23,176 Views 90 Comments

Dublin City Council wants to know.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way

Oct 20th 2016, 10:29 AM 17,145 Views 38 Comments

Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Controversial LED Pantibar sign will stay up after being classed as 'exceptional' case
# Capel Street
# Capel Street

Controversial LED Pantibar sign will stay up after being classed as 'exceptional' case

Oct 6th 2016, 12:50 PM 19,845 Views 216 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the sign citing “cultural significance”.

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

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

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

Aug 16th 2016, 6:00 AM 17,944 Views 0 Comments

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
# Like Dem Apples
# Like Dem Apples

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

Aug 12th 2016, 10:19 AM 19,507 Views 112 Comments

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
# Trip To The Midlands
# Trip To The Midlands

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

Jul 27th 2016, 10:05 AM 46,178 Views 100 Comments

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
# Radio Waves
# Radio Waves

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

May 11th 2016, 6:15 AM 21,624 Views 73 Comments

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
# St James's Hospital
# St James's Hospital

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

Apr 28th 2016, 1:53 PM 38,620 Views 162 Comments

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
# Doonbeg Dunes
# Doonbeg Dunes

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

Apr 20th 2016, 9:31 AM 39,897 Views 46 Comments

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
# Objections
# Objections

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

Mar 30th 2016, 12:22 PM 34,529 Views 56 Comments

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
# Unhappy Meal
# Unhappy Meal

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

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:47 PM 19,772 Views 62 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:32 PM 20,188 Views 11 Comments

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
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo

May 21st 2015, 8:20 AM 10,689 Views 97 Comments

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
# Get The Togs Out
# Get The Togs Out

Dún Laoghaire's urban beach WILL be going ahead

May 16th 2015, 5:37 PM 23,261 Views 21 Comments

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...
# Urban Beach
# Urban Beach

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

Jan 12th 2015, 11:34 AM 16,327 Views 25 Comments

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
# Not Lovin' It
# Not Lovin' It

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

Dec 9th 2014, 11:32 AM 20,192 Views 126 Comments

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
# National Facility
# National Facility

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

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:29 PM 9,570 Views 14 Comments

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
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 3:20 PM 14,733 Views 140 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council welcomes approval of new planning scheme for Grand Canal Dock

May 21st 2014, 9:43 PM 13,095 Views 18 Comments

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
# Saved
# Saved

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

May 8th 2014, 8:40 PM 9,986 Views 14 Comments

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
# Planning
# Planning

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

Mar 12th 2014, 7:34 PM 15,895 Views 30 Comments

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
# Environment
# Environment

Inishowen residents take 24-year wastewater plant dispute to Europe

Jan 19th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,674 Views 0 Comments

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
# Green Energy
# Green Energy

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm

Jan 9th 2014, 3:42 PM 16,716 Views 155 Comments

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