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#Planning

# planning - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Dunnes has won a months-long planning dispute to keep its Liffey Valley Café Sol open

The retail giant referred the case to An Bord Pleanála late last year.

# planning - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Justice Department hit with €27,000 levy by Dublin City Council for vacant site it is trying to transfer to the council

The site at 51A Old Kilmainham Road, Dublin 8, has been vacant for a number of years.

# planning - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Plans lodged to demolish Greenvale Hotel where three teenagers died in a crush

Plans were submitted on Tuesday to demolish the hotel and build five houses on the site.

# planning - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

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.

# planning - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Food market allowed to operate in south Dublin business park despite concerns from local businesses

Retailers had objected to the return of the market this year.

# planning - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

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.

# planning - Friday 17 May, 2019

'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.

# planning - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Dublin's first injecting centre delayed further as Merchants Quay needs more time to address planning concerns

The centre aims to provide a safe, clean environment for people to inject drugs.

# planning - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Eir's plan to turn a telephone exchange into a fancy office has been paused - for now

City planners pressed pause so the telco can provide extra information on the project.

# planning - Sunday 7 April, 2019

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.

# planning - Monday 1 April, 2019

Kildare County Council puts the brakes on Intel's €3.5 billion plan for new manufacturing plant

The council wants further information from the tech giant on the plan.

# planning - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 EPCR confirms dates and kick-off times for Munster and Leinster semi-finals Details

EPCR confirms dates and kick-off times for Munster and Leinster semi-finals

The southern province are first up against Saracens on Saturday 20 April.

# planning - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Irish Wildlife Trust lodges objection to Bord na Móna windfarm in Co Longford

An outcome on the planning application for the 24-turbine windfarm is expected in July.

# planning - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Appeal lodged after council rejects plan for a penguinarium in Galway

Galway Atlantaquaria is appealing the decision to An Bord Pleanála.

# planning - Sunday 24 March, 2019

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.

# planning - Saturday 23 March, 2019

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.

# planning - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 36 players and lots of lessons: Schmidt gets wider look at Ireland in Six Nations Futureproofing

36 players and lots of lessons: Schmidt gets wider look at Ireland in Six Nations

Tadhg Beirne and Kieran Marmion are the latest two to be involved in this championship.

# planning - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Possible Heineken Cup semi-final venues for Irish provinces confirmed Planning

Possible Heineken Cup semi-final venues for Irish provinces confirmed

The Aviva Stadium could be a host venue for the final four of the competition.

# planning - Friday 8 March, 2019

Community outraged after fast food restaurant gets planning permission 300m from school

The proposed restaurant will also be adjacent to a Montessori.

# planning - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

185-bedroom Vicar Street hotel given green light by DCC despite local objections

In total, 12 objections have been lodged against the plan.

# planning - Friday 30 November, 2018

Pat Kenny suffers setback in planning row after council report gives fresh hope to developer

The report says the council “considers that there is an opportunity to provide a high quality residential development on the subject site”.

# planning - Monday 26 November, 2018

Pat Kenny emerges victorious in planning battle with developer as council turns down apartment plan

Pat Kenny and his wife Kathy objected to plans for apartment blocks and houses on a site adjacent to their home.

# planning - Monday 29 October, 2018

'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 - Saturday 20 October, 2018

As College Green plaza comes to a shuddering halt, we must ask why we can't put ideas into action

The plan was long talked about but hit a major planning roadblock this week.

# planning - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Plans afoot to construct new bridges in Dublin alongside iconic Royal Canal structures

The new bridges, one for walkers and one for cyclists, will run adjacent to the existing steel rolling Scherzer bridge on Spencer Dock.

# planning - Friday 28 September, 2018

Draft guidelines on urban development 'facilitate developers at expense of public'

The issue of height restrictions often comes up when discussing urban sprawl.

# planning - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Plans afoot to build giant mural at Aviva Stadium to dissuade graffiti artists

Planning permission is sought or a mural to ‘discourage unlawful graffiti’ and make a ‘positive contribution’ to the locality.

# planning - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Council puts plans for Supermacs plaza at centre of 'bogus letters' scandal on hold

The fast food outlet plans to build a €10 million motorway plaza serving the Limerick to Galway motorway.

# planning - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Planning application lodged to construct South Kerry Greenway

The planned route impacts on 222 landholdings and 197 landowners, according to the council.

# planning - Monday 27 August, 2018

Local residents seek to block €220 million Cork-to-Ringaskiddy motorway plan 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.

# planning - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

# planning - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government must start to put plans in place for a united Ireland.

# planning - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Planning permission granted for refurbishment of warehouse that used to belong to U2

It will contain a 311 square metre restaurant.

# planning - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library

It is expected the council will apply for planning permission later this year with plans to open the new library in 2022.

# planning - Friday 29 June, 2018

Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns

The embassy has been based out of the largely-empty Carrisbrook House in Ballsbridge since 1996.

# planning - Saturday 23 June, 2018

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 - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Dublin City Council planning new pedestrian and cycle-only bridge across the River Liffey

The council is proposing the Blood Stoney Bridge to cross the River Liffey in the Dublin Dockland Area.

# planning - Monday 11 June, 2018

Dublin school's plan for 'sports dome' gets green light

The school has won an appeal.

# planning - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

€75 million new Central Bank plan gets green light despite resident's objection

The redevelopment will host over 1,000 office workers.

# planning - Thursday 31 May, 2018

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.