Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# An Bord Pleanála

All time
# mount jerome
Apartments overlooking graveyard in Dublin get green light despite concerns mourners will be 'robbed of their privacy'
An appeal has now been lodged with An Bord Pleanála by a separate party against the development going ahead.
# prism building
Green light for new 15-storey office block in Cork city centre
Those behind the plan say the building will be “transformative” for Cork city.
# Aungier Street
Plans for 20 serviced apartments in 18th-century buildings in Dublin get the go-ahead after appeal
The high-end apartments will form an annex to the soon-to-be-opened Marlin Hotel.
# High Court
Two legal challenges launched against plans for 13-turbine wind farm in Westmeath
The farm will have some of the “highest structures in the country”.
# student housing
257-bed student housing complex on site of historical bakery in Dublin's north inner city given green light
The complex will be built near two other student developments in the area.
# An Bord Pleanála
The Bernard Shaw loses planning bid to continue operating outside beer garden and Big Blue Bus area
Residents lodged complaints about the noise levels, but the owners of the bar plan to submit a fresh application.
# Planning
'Excessive, extremely concerning': Plan for €75m Carrickmines retail park faces further objections
The company that owns Dundrum Town Centre has argued that the local population is not big enough to justify the scale of the development.
# Student Accommodation
'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties
The new beds will be operated by Global Student Accommodation.
# tara street
After a two-year planning battle, Johnny Ronan's Dublin skyscraper has been given the green light
An Bord Pleanála has granted permission with conditions for the 22-storey building on the banks of the Liffey.
# skerries point
Skerries residents appeal decision to allow fast food restaurant to be built 300m from school
Planning permission for the restaurant was granted last month.
# An Bord Pleanála
Planning appeal lodged for merger of Irish Yeast Company building with Victorian pub
An Bord Pleanála is due to make an appeal decision by 18 July.
# Building and propoerty
The planned new Harcourt Street 'superpub' that fought Dublin council and won is battling city planners again
Gambetta Limited had previously won approval for a bar development on Harcourt Street.
# The Key Collections
Hospitality firm loses appeal to run 8 short-term let apartments in Dublin without planning permission
An Bord Pleanála rejected an appeal following a DCC decision last year.
# Blocked
Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges
The council says the board’s decision means the costs of building the bridges will increase by between €25m and €42 million.
# retail and services
As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation
The retailer was ordered to close its Café Sol outlet in Liffey Valley by the local council.
# College Green
Fresh College Green Plaza application to be lodged by Dublin City Council next year
The council’s original plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected last month by the An Bord Pleanála.
# Planning Permission
'Serious blockages in planning' due to staff shortages at An Bord Pleanála
According to its latest report, the body’s workload has grown by 19% year on year since 2016.
# self builds
'It's like a maze. You don't know if you'll find your way out': Planning delays hitting rural Ireland house building
A backlog at An Bord Pleanála is playing a role in delaying the process for people trying to build their home.
# Planning Permission
Kildare Village ordered to cull anchor tenant store from its €50m extension
The overall project was cleared, but the retail hub’s owners appealed against planning restrictions.
# Dublin city centre
Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected
The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.
# Coming around
After almost two decades, a €600m ring-road for Galway has finally been given the green light
It’s hoped the scheme will reduce traffic congestion and improve public transport near Galway city.
# retail and services
'It could jeopardise the brand' – Salad chain Chopped faces closure of its Grafton Street outlet
Both the council and national planning authority said the store is in breach of planning laws.
# Housing
'We're over the moon': Plans to build more than 500 homes near Dublin park rejected
Permission for the project had been granted by An Bord Pleanála in early April.
# Kerry
Planning application lodged to construct South Kerry Greenway
The planned route impacts on 222 landholdings and 197 landowners, according to the council.
# m28
Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan
The action has been brought by a group describing itself as the M28 Steering Group.
# Dispute
Starbucks has lost its third planning battle over an 'unauthorised' café in Cork
The dispute in relation to the Patrick Street outlet has spanned several years.
# My mate the m28
€220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway gets the green light
An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the construction of the 13-mile M28 motorway.
# The Wall
Cork rugby club loses battle in four-year planning war with McDonald's over boundary wall
Dolphin RFC has been involved in a bitter dispute with a neighbouring McDonald’s.
# Clontarf
An Bord Pleanala says it made a mistake granting permission for 536 homes beside Dublin park
The planning authority is now prepared to concede to an order quashing the planning permission.
# moving up
How one planning decision shows the door is open to taller buildings in Dublin
The new Ireland 2040 plan has been cited in the approval of a major hotel development.
# building and property
How one planning decision shows the door is open to taller buildings in Dublin
The new Ireland 2040 plan has been cited in the approval of a major hotel development.
# planning issues
'There will be chaos': Locals object to plans for school on site of former Harold's Cross greyhound stadium
Dublin City Council granted permission but the decision has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.
# Cork
Planning permission granted for controversial incinerator in Ringaskiddy
Waste company Indaver has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanála to build the waste-to-energy incinerator in Cork Harbour.
Number of High Court challenges brought against housing development beside Dublin park
An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the development of 100 houses and 200 apartments beside St Anne’s Park.
# Kilmainham
Tibetan Buddhist meditation centre in Dublin loses planning appeal over a load of houses being built beside it
The Kagyu Samye Dzong centre in Kilmainham had stated in its appeal that the construction would created “noise and disruption” in the locality.
# dublin 2
Neighbouring Georgian houses in planning dispute over building of new home on property
A decision on the appeal from An Bord Pleanála is expected in the coming months, after planning permission was initially granted.
'It's devastating': Permission granted for major 536 unit housing development beside Dublin park
Local politicians have argued that the land is not zoned for housing.
# College Green
'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza
The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.
# college green plaza
'Frankly ridiculous': Soc Dems leader objects to plans to stop buses going through College Green
Roisin Shortall is due to make an oral submission to the Bord Pleanála on Monday.
# Housing Crisis
Donabate to get more than 200 new homes after project gets green light
Prominent developer McGarrell Reilly wants to build over 250 homes in north Dublin.