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#Planning

# planning - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'If we do nothing, the city will grind to a halt' - Plans for College Green expected within weeks
# The Plaza
# The Plaza

'If we do nothing, the city will grind to a halt' - Plans for College Green expected within weeks

Jan 9th 2018, 10:49 AM 18,610 Views 45 Comments

Cyclists, meanwhile, want to ensure that the plaza has a defined cycle track.

# planning - Friday 5 January, 2018

Planning activist puts brakes on Trump Doonbeg 38,000 tonne rock barrier plan
# Court
# Court

Planning activist puts brakes on Trump Doonbeg 38,000 tonne rock barrier plan

Jan 5th 2018, 7:29 PM 30,516 Views 116 Comments

Peter Sweetman is a son of a former Finance Minister Gerald Sweetman and has previously been at the forefront of campaigns opposing Shell Corrib pipeline plans.

# planning - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Poll: Have you booked a holiday for 2018?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you booked a holiday for 2018?

Jan 4th 2018, 12:45 PM 20,393 Views 42 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# planning - Monday 18 December, 2017

No need for parking spaces and more apartments per floor allowed in complexes under new draft guidelines
# Housing
# Housing

No need for parking spaces and more apartments per floor allowed in complexes under new draft guidelines

Dec 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 21,901 Views 59 Comments

The Housing Department today published new draft guidelines around apartment developments.

# planning - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'Too intense' - Locals protest controversial Hell Fire Club plan
# Planning
# Planning

'Too intense' - Locals protest controversial Hell Fire Club plan

Nov 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 16,684 Views 26 Comments

Many of the submissions are from local residents and groups arguing that the plan should not go ahead.

# planning - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Top planning expert says Drogheda should be a city
# Boyne Again
# Boyne Again

Top planning expert says Drogheda should be a city

Nov 1st 2017, 9:05 AM 19,793 Views 50 Comments

The report says that Drogheda’s population already exceeds that of Waterford city.

# planning - Monday 23 October, 2017

Appeal over fire safety regulations of new children's hospital was made 'with an eye towards costs'
# Planning
# Planning

Appeal over fire safety regulations of new children's hospital was made 'with an eye towards costs'

Oct 23rd 2017, 8:01 AM 14,271 Views 40 Comments

It was reported yesterday that the board had appealed three conditions imposed on the hospital.

# planning - Friday 13 October, 2017

Plans for apartment blocks objected to by Leo Varadkar and Joan Burton get the go-ahead
# Castleknock
# Castleknock

Plans for apartment blocks objected to by Leo Varadkar and Joan Burton get the go-ahead

Oct 13th 2017, 10:50 PM 28,499 Views 47 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has backed an earlier decision by Fingal County Council.

# planning - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Calls for homes on AirBnB to be registered with local councils
# Housing
# Housing

Calls for homes on AirBnB to be registered with local councils

Oct 5th 2017, 6:11 PM 9,547 Views 30 Comments

The Housing Committee recommended that short term lettings of more than 90 days annually should require change-of-use planning permission.

# planning - Monday 25 September, 2017

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

Sep 25th 2017, 10:56 PM 20,448 Views 75 Comments

Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.

# planning - Friday 22 September, 2017

The plan for Dublin's newest suburb has been launched
# Clonburris
# Clonburris

The plan for Dublin's newest suburb has been launched

Sep 22nd 2017, 5:09 PM 81,968 Views 63 Comments

The launch of the planning scheme kicks off six weeks of public consultation.

# planning - Sunday 10 September, 2017

After a two-year wait, a probe into 'dodgy' Donegal planning is finally finished
# Planning Permission
# Planning Permission

After a two-year wait, a probe into 'dodgy' Donegal planning is finally finished

Sep 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,966 Views 19 Comments

But it’s not known when the report’s findings will be made public.

# planning - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'The reality is it produces dangerous toxins': Concerns about plan to burn tyres at Limerick plant
# Irish Cement
# Irish Cement

'The reality is it produces dangerous toxins': Concerns about plan to burn tyres at Limerick plant

Aug 29th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,393 Views 17 Comments

Irish Cement wants to burn tyres and other industrial waste at its factory in Mungret.

# planning - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans
# Planning
# Planning

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans

Aug 27th 2017, 11:30 AM 13,090 Views 10 Comments

The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.

# planning - Monday 21 August, 2017

'He was very solitary': The imam suspected of creating Spain terror cell
# Mastermind
# Mastermind

'He was very solitary': The imam suspected of creating Spain terror cell

Aug 21st 2017, 12:21 PM 19,113 Views 78 Comments

Police believe Abdelbaki Es Satty may have been among those blown up in an accidential explosion last Wednesday.

# planning - Sunday 13 August, 2017

A group of architects wants to save this 'piece of heritage' from demolition in Dublin
# Wrecking Ball
# Wrecking Ball

A group of architects wants to save this 'piece of heritage' from demolition in Dublin

Aug 13th 2017, 11:30 AM 33,496 Views 40 Comments

The building on Baggot Street dates back to the 1960s.

# planning - Thursday 3 August, 2017

The new Luas has created a 'mini-Stonehenge' of electrical boxes and people are taking the piss
# Luashenge
From The Daily Edge
# Luashenge

The new Luas has created a 'mini-Stonehenge' of electrical boxes and people are taking the piss

Aug 3rd 2017, 10:58 AM 11,254 Views 6 Comments

One of Ireland’s newest tourist monuments.

# planning - Monday 24 July, 2017

Johnny Ronan's plan for a €50 million sports hotel in Wicklow has been rejected
# No Go Jo Ro
# No Go Jo Ro

Johnny Ronan's plan for a €50 million sports hotel in Wicklow has been rejected

Jul 24th 2017, 6:48 PM 39,119 Views 69 Comments

A planner’s report by the council in January had recommended refusal.

# planning - Friday 23 June, 2017

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%
# Planning Matters
# Planning Matters

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:12 PM 8,801 Views 26 Comments

The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.

# planning - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Wedding ahead for Iain Henderson after his first Lions tour challenge
# Politically Aware
From The42
# Politically Aware

Wedding ahead for Iain Henderson after his first Lions tour challenge

Jun 13th 2017, 3:00 AM 15,833 Views 5 Comments

The 25-year-old Ireland and Ulster lock has important times ahead of him.

# planning - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Diageo gets the go-ahead to build €25 million whiskey distillery in Dublin city
# Whiskey A Go Go
# Whiskey A Go Go

Diageo gets the go-ahead to build €25 million whiskey distillery in Dublin city

May 24th 2017, 5:42 PM 39,530 Views 43 Comments

The distillery will be used for its new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co.

# planning - Friday 12 May, 2017

A €3.8 million co-operative housing scheme built on former ghost estate opens in Galway today
# Maigh Ruadh
# Maigh Ruadh

A €3.8 million co-operative housing scheme built on former ghost estate opens in Galway today

May 12th 2017, 6:01 AM 20,296 Views 18 Comments

Families moving into the scheme are drawn from the Galway City Council housing list.

# planning - Friday 28 April, 2017

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'

Apr 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,862 Views 45 Comments

“Obviously we don’t want to be building skyscrapers in Georgian Dublin.”

# planning - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'Planners are trying to engage with us and we have a duty to join the conversation'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Planners are trying to engage with us and we have a duty to join the conversation'

Apr 16th 2017, 8:45 AM 236 Views 11 Comments

When we accept that we are all part of the planning process everything becomes easier, writes Carol Tallon.

# planning - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

A €50 million plan to regenerate one of the country's most famous shopping centres has been lodged
# Phib Phib Hooray
# Phib Phib Hooray

A €50 million plan to regenerate one of the country's most famous shopping centres has been lodged

Apr 5th 2017, 10:45 AM 27,506 Views 26 Comments

The plans will provide for a 340-bed student accommodation on the site.

# planning - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Ghost estates are disappearing, but what's actually happening with them?
# Ghostbusters
# Ghostbusters

Ghost estates are disappearing, but what's actually happening with them?

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:00 AM 38,101 Views 8 Comments

2016 alone saw the resolution of 248 developments.

# planning - Monday 27 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 27th 2017, 12:01 AM 63,216 Views 67 Comments

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
# Traveller Ethnicity
# Traveller Ethnicity

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 5:16 PM 32,996 Views 145 Comments

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
# Flying Up
# Flying Up

Dublin Airport is getting four new multi-storey office buildings

Feb 14th 2017, 10:30 AM 19,923 Views 31 Comments

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
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

An Bord Pleanála overturning decision for Liffey Valley expansion

Feb 10th 2017, 8:15 PM 25,596 Views 32 Comments

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?
# Tallaght Cross
# Tallaght Cross

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

Jan 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 29,603 Views 57 Comments

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
# Planning
# Planning

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

Dec 29th 2016, 10:00 PM 2,958 Views 133 Comments

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
# Planning Permission
# Planning Permission

Dealz planning violations: Dublin council refuses to issue enforcement notice

Sep 20th 2016, 6:15 AM 40,321 Views 70 Comments

Documents seen by TheJournal.ie 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
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# Sponsored By Three

7 essential tips from Electric Picnic veterans

Aug 29th 2016, 11:59 AM 22,785 Views 13 Comments

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
# Quashed
# Quashed

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

Aug 10th 2016, 4:32 PM 31,974 Views 46 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jun 14th 2016, 7:29 PM 13,472 Views 46 Comments

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
# Rebel Sell
# Rebel Sell

This €90 million development is planned for Cork city

Feb 24th 2016, 10:15 AM 25,481 Views 58 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Controversial former Dublin planner George Redmond has died

Feb 17th 2016, 8:56 PM 23,902 Views 77 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 193 Views 27 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 17th 2016, 9:51 AM 23,500 Views 197 Comments

What do you think?