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# Planning

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# Dublin
Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site
Dublin City Council tried to have the site listed as vacant.
# An Bord Pleanála
James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín
Permission was initially granted by Dublin City Council last year.
# clonliffe college
Go ahead given to GAA for seven storey 200 bedroom hotel near Croke Park
Stock market listed hotel group Dalata is to operate the hotel under the group’s Maldron brand.
# dead end
The N6 ring road: Solution or dead end for Galway congestion crisis?
Noteworthy and The Journal take a deep dive into the controversial infrastructure plan which awaits green light from planners.
# Planning
'Change or be changed' - Provinces get used to dealing with uncertainty
Connacht and Munster insisted they had no idea what would come next after Saturday night’s clash.
# Info hub
Open Access: A citizen’s guide to uncovering housing and local information
Our community-driven platform Noteworthy helps you find out if you are in an area prone to floods, landslides, high radon and more.
Opinion: We need to rethink how we plan our cities and towns after this year
Head of the Office of the Planning Regulator Niall Cussen says it’s time to change our thinking entirely around how we live and plan our communities.
# dublin bay
Major leisure and biodiversity centre in Booterstown refused planning permission over pollution concerns
The site is located opposite the former Tara Towers Hotel on the Merrion Road.
# o'rahilly house
Developers who demolished O'Rahilly House insisted it happened 'in accordance with all applicable laws'
That’s according to correspondence between the developers and Dublin City Council.
# Planning
Council gives green light to convert James Joyce's House of the Dead into a tourist hostel
The house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 was once home to James Joyce’s grand aunts.
# Ballsbridge
'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin
The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.
# Spooky
Dublin councils move most Halloween plans online due to Covid-19
It’s almost that time of year again…
# intervention
Nun who broke planning laws to set up west Cork hermitage given until next summer to vacate premises
Two runs continue to live on the property.
# dartry
Permission given to Trinity Hall extension despite concerns over 'screaming, shouting, and urinating'
Dozens of submissions from local residents raised concerns about the plans.
# Donegal
'Significant public interest': Green Party TD calls for release of 2015 report into Donegal planning irregularities
The report was first submitted to former Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy in June 2017,
# Derbies
IRFU confirms plans are in place for inter-pros at the Aviva in August
The games would take place behind closed doors on 22 and 23 August.
# Planning
Staging games at neutral venues on the table ahead of Premier League's return-to-play talks
Liverpool, meanwhile, have refuted claims by the city’s mayor that fans would congregate outside Anfield even if games were behind closed doors.
# Planning
IRFU exploring possibility of Ulster training in Dundalk if restrictions ease
The northern province could be set for a short-term move if the IRFU pursue the idea.
# Options
Inter-provincial series among possibilities for any return of rugby
‘That sort of scenario is a possibility of playing out due to the travel issues.’
# Planning
Premier League committed to finishing current season, says West Ham boss
Contrary to recent reports, Karren Brady says clubs are committed to restarting the present season, even if it means running into late summer.
# Planning
Gary Neville focusing on ‘greater priorities’ despite missing football
The Sky pundit and Wales manager Ryan Giggs have given NHS staff access to 176 beds in their two hotels in Manchester free of charge.
# Planning
Premier League clubs to meet today to find resolutions to fixtures problem
The competition has been suspended until 4 April, but a return to action by that date looks highly optimistic.
# green reit
Dublin city to get first new cinema in years after An Bord Pleanála gives green light
The board ruled that the plan would not seriously injure the amenities of the area.
# Mural high ground
Copper Face Jacks, Tayto and Bohemians FC sent warning letters by Dublin City Council over murals
The council sent 35 letters under the Planning and Development Act in recent years.
# Planning
GAA games will be called off if government issues order
The GAA is on high alert as coronavirus spreads across Europe, and is prepared to put the national interest first if needs be.
# Rathmines
Permission granted for new co-living development just 1km from Dublin city
Dublin City Council refused permission for the development last year.
# Green Light
Planning permission granted for 97-unit shared co-living accommodation in Rathmines
The council has given the project the green light in spite of concerns expressed by a small number of locals.
# poolbeg west
Design of major new Dublin suburb with 3,500 planned homes approved by council
The new area will be known as Poolbeg West.
# Raheny
Dublin City Council opposes plans for over 650 apartments beside St Anne's Park
The proposed development has long been opposed by local residents and politicians.
# apollo house
An Taisce appeal puts plans for 21-storey development at Apollo House site on hold
An Taisce claim that the proposal does not protect the major cultural inheritance of the surrounding area.
# Dublin
Plans to turn James Joyce House of the Dead into a hostel put on hold by council
The house was the setting of Joyce’s famous short story The Dead.
# Clongriffin
Gerry Gannon secures planning permission for over 1,400 apartments in north Dublin
One of the blocks reaches to 17 storeys in height comprising of 210 build to rent apartments.
# Finglas
'It bypasses the democratic process': Eight-storey apartment block approved despite local TDs' concerns
245 apartments are set to be constructed as part of the development on Finglas Road.
# north frederick street
Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home
Activists were controversially evicted from the property in September last year.
# Kildare
'I support building houses': Fine Gael TD stands over concerns about 366 new homes in his constituency
Bernard Durkan was among 61 people to make an observation about the new scheme.
# Dublin Hotels
New 116-room eight-storey hotel on Dublin quays given planning permission
The hotel site is adjacent to one of Dublin’s best known pubs, Mulligans.
# Dublin
An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO
Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.
# Ardee Point
368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties
3,888 student bed-spaces are already planned within 1km of the site.
# appeal
An Bord Pleanála denies farmer the chance to cross-examine Intel executives over new site
Intel has already invested $12.5 billion on its site at Leixlip.
# Planning
'It's out of our hands now': Dublin's Bernard Shaw pub to close at end of October
The owners of the pub said they had “tried really hard” to renew their lease, stay on longer or buy the pub.