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# bad-planning - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties
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Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties

Jul 9th 2014, 7:38 PM 9,248 Views 17 Comments

Following a meeting with whistleblower Gerard Convier, one Sinn Féin TD said he believes there are substantial grounds for an inquiry.

# bad-planning - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Here's the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here's the week's news... skewed

May 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,351 Views 6 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

# bad-planning - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics
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Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics

Apr 22nd 2012, 6:15 PM 2,844 Views 8 Comments

Plus – the man who came back from the dead, the amount we have to spend each month, and how many Nokias in Manchester United?

# bad-planning - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

"Unbalanced, ambiguous and biased" - Donegal Council hits back at An Taisce
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"Unbalanced, ambiguous and biased" - Donegal Council hits back at An Taisce

Apr 18th 2012, 10:27 AM 3,749 Views 24 Comments

The report by An Taisce said Donegal was the worst county in Ireland for planning – but Donegal County Council says the report generalised too much.

# bad-planning - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger
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An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

Apr 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,810 Views 14 Comments

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.

An Taisce says it saved State from €752m in impaired loans
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An Taisce says it saved State from €752m in impaired loans

Apr 17th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,311 Views 24 Comments

The National Heritage body said its successful appeals against unsustainable planning applications over the past decade have saved the State between €505 – €752 million.

# bad-planning - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce
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Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

Apr 16th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,057 Views 51 Comments

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

Taisce: Absence of local tax saw councils approve too many developments
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Taisce: Absence of local tax saw councils approve too many developments

Apr 16th 2012, 4:42 PM 2,073 Views 19 Comments

The national heritage organisation says councils allowed over-development in order to cash in on new commercial rates.

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"
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Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"

Apr 16th 2012, 3:00 PM 9,390 Views 13 Comments

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

Ireland is Crap at Planning Map of the Day
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Ireland is Crap at Planning Map of the Day

Apr 16th 2012, 11:46 AM 9,738 Views 45 Comments

The at-a-glance report card for local authorities’ planning departments. Not ONE scored an ‘A’ or a ‘B’.

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system
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The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

Apr 16th 2012, 10:46 AM 31,075 Views 70 Comments

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.