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# planning - Monday 27 March, 2017

'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week

Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.

# planning - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Travellers left outside Leinster House in the rain as Taoiseach recognises their ethnicity

The incident has kicked off discussions about how the Dáil can better facilitate large crowds.

# planning - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Dublin Airport is getting four new multi-storey office buildings

It is estimated that approximately 400 jobs could be created during the construction phase.

# planning - Friday 10 February, 2017

An Bord Pleanála overturning decision for Liffey Valley expansion

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

# planning - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Nama offered a council 507 social housing units in Dublin - so why did it only take 65?

A Nama spokesperson says that the units “were sold following a sales process conducted by a receiver on an open market basis”.

# planning - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Opinion: People living in rural Ireland cannot blame Dublin for the empty towns and villages

Rural Ireland needs strong villages and towns, writes urban planner Shay Kelleher – but for this to work, their people need to return and live in them.

# planning - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Dealz planning violations: Dublin council refuses to issue enforcement notice

Documents seen by show there are planning issues around a third Dealz store, this time near the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

# planning - Monday 29 August, 2016

7 essential tips from Electric Picnic veterans

Get the expert advice from people in the know.

# planning - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Developer wins case over rejected planning for €75 million south county Dublin development

In a lengthy and detailed judgment Mr Justice Robert Haughton quashed the council’s decision “in its entirety.”

# planning - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court

The Moore Street site was ruled a “battlefield site” by the High Court in March.

# planning - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

This €90 million development is planned for Cork city

A statement by O’Callaghan Properties described the project as “potentially transformational for Cork”.

# planning - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Controversial former Dublin planner George Redmond has died

Redmond passed away in hospital after a short illness.

# planning - Saturday 30 January, 2016

'I turned into a blubbering mess when I found my wedding dress'

I never believed you would just feel the right dress for you, but it is absolutely true, writes Pamela Tully.

# planning - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Poll: Should city centres be "bike-first" zones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should city centres be "bike-first" zones?

What do you think?

# planning - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From The42 'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in' Planning

'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in'

Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald believes the province has always been open to change.

# planning - Friday 8 January, 2016

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

# planning - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Ireland is exposed to extreme weather in a manner we have never seen before

Extreme weather events are inevitable, flooding doesn’t have to be, writes Eamon Ryan.

# planning - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Have you got lost somewhere in one of your lists – here are some practical tips to help you through the holiday season.

# planning - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Kelly says apartment sizes aren't "shoebox living"

The plans have been criticised, but Kelly is steadfast.

# planning - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Plans for a 381-home development beside a Dublin park are not going down well

Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has joined the campaign against it.

# planning - Monday 23 November, 2015

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

An Bord Pleanála has given permission for the fast-food restaurant.

# planning - Friday 2 October, 2015

Should Dublin go high-rise?

An Taisce wants you to have your say.

# planning - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Residents told to pay €4 million or face being evicted over poor fire-proofing

Requests were made for the Taoiseach to get involved.

# planning - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

This could be Dublin's tallest office building

If a planning application is approved.

# planning - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)

A system whereby hot water or steam could be pumped from the brewery to the new hospital is being investigated.

# planning - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

One of the worst traffic black spots in Dublin could be getting overhauled

But another part of Dublin could be getting smaller for cars.

# planning - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

# planning - Monday 27 July, 2015

This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses

A review into An Bord Pleanála’s is taking place and should be finished by the end of the year.

# planning - Saturday 27 June, 2015

State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop

It takes a project an average of 79 weeks from the date of planning application till the first builders start clearing the first square foot of the site for construction.

# planning - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From The42 5 things that will jeopardise your performance in an endurance event Be Prepared

5 things that will jeopardise your performance in an endurance event

Here are the big, big mistakes you’re making.

# planning - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Poll: Do you do a weekly grocery shop? Sponsored This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you do a weekly grocery shop?

Are you a list-maker or a risk-taker? (In grocery terms that is…)

# planning - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Warning letter sent calling for removal of giant same-sex marriage mural

It’s on the side of a building on South Great George’s St.

# planning - Monday 13 April, 2015

A €4.7 million plan to turn these flats into accommodation for homeless people will not go ahead

Councillors told Dublin City CEO Owen Keegan not to press on with the plan this evening.

# planning - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Next season's Champions Cup starts a fortnight after the World Cup final Planning

Next season's Champions Cup starts a fortnight after the World Cup final

EPCR has also announced its plans for the play-off system over the next three seasons.

# planning - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Canada plans to freeze 11km of roadway so people can skate to work Easy Commute

Canada plans to freeze 11km of roadway so people can skate to work

This is a new way to beat the rat race every morning.

# planning - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The42 Ireland will play their first Friday night Six Nations fixture against Wales in 2017 Cardiff Nights

Ireland will play their first Friday night Six Nations fixture against Wales in 2017

Tournament organisers have revealed details of the fixtures for 2016 and 2017.

# planning - Friday 19 December, 2014

George Redmond corruption findings withdrawn by Mahon Tribunal

The corruption findings were made in an interim report by the Tribunal in 2004.

# planning - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Opinion: How to plan for a stress-free Christmas

A little forethought can take a lot of the stress out of the season for one and all.

# planning - Monday 27 October, 2014

Why hasn't Dublin become a high-rise city?

With a huge deficit of rental properties, is it time to look up?

# planning - Friday 3 October, 2014