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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Planning

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# Clare
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.
# Kerry
Planning application lodged to construct South Kerry Greenway
The planned route impacts on 222 landholdings and 197 landowners, according to the council.
# 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
Applegreen owner leading the charge against Supermac's plan for a plaza between Limerick and Galway
However, the plan has strong local support.
# Border poll
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.
# Ware the streets
Planning permission granted for refurbishment of warehouse that used to belong to U2
It will contain a 311 square metre restaurant.
# On track
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.
# building and property
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.
# moving up
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.
# Docklands
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
Dublin school's plan for 'sports dome' gets green light
The school has won an appeal.
# Roof garden
€75 million new Central Bank plan gets green light despite resident's objection
The redevelopment will host over 1,000 office workers.
# Cork
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.
# Wooden It Be Nice
This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris
The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.
Here's what the plans look like for Dublin's newest hotel
A hotel operator has already agreed to run the site
# Wonderful Barn
Fast-track planning approved for 450 homes near Kildare-Dublin border
The homes will launch in 2019.
# dublin 2
Neighbouring Georgian houses in planning dispute over building of new home on property
A decision on the appeal from An Bord Pleanála is expected in the coming months, after planning permission was initially granted.
# Dublin
Where does the sale of the Sean McDermott St Magdalene Laundry stand?
A consultation process with 150 Magdalene survivors is to take place on the 5 and 6 June.
# Vacant
A long-shuttered Dublin city centre building is getting a facelift
The plan proposes building a 100-room hotel with a restaurant and three retail units.
# Pier 2
This 'future of living' concept has sideways elevators and landing strips for flying cars
The building is also designed to be sustainable, using wind and tidal energy as well as a special type of glass.
# Ringaskiddy
Decision on €160 million Cork incinerator deferred for a tenth time
An Bord Pleanala says a decision will be made within three months.
# Job Losses
Dealz has been ordered to shutter one of its Dublin stores
An Bord Pleanála has said the British-owned retailer’s Fonthill store is breaking planning rules.
# Blessington Street
'If this goes ahead, we'll go out of business': Planning appeal for protected structures in Dublin 7
A company wants to convert the sites on Blessington Street into an aparthotel, but locals aren’t keen on the idea.
# Charity
Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area
Residents of North Wall lodged an official appeal after planning permission was granted for a new facility.
# futureproofing
Project Ireland 2040: The key points you need to know
The €116 billion plan sets out a 23-year vision for the country.
# London Eye
Here's what London's skyline will look like in 2026
Six of the 13 upcoming developments will have free public viewing galleries.
# Planning
Objections made against plan for 12-storey hotel tower in Cork city centre
The four-star hotel would have 193 rooms.
# The plaza
'If we do nothing, the city will grind to a halt' - Plans for College Green expected within weeks
Cyclists, meanwhile, want to ensure that the plaza has a defined cycle track.
# Court
Planning activist puts brakes on Trump Doonbeg 38,000 tonne rock barrier plan
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.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Have you booked a holiday for 2018?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Housing
No need for parking spaces and more apartments per floor allowed in complexes under new draft guidelines
The Housing Department today published new draft guidelines around apartment developments.
# Planning
'Too intense' - Locals protest controversial Hell Fire Club plan
Many of the submissions are from local residents and groups arguing that the plan should not go ahead.
# boyne again
Top planning expert says Drogheda should be a city
The report says that Drogheda’s population already exceeds that of Waterford city.
# Planning
Appeal over fire safety regulations of new children's hospital was made 'with an eye towards costs'
It was reported yesterday that the board had appealed three conditions imposed on the hospital.
# Castleknock
Plans for apartment blocks objected to by Leo Varadkar and Joan Burton get the go-ahead
An Bord Pleanála has backed an earlier decision by Fingal County Council.
# Housing
Calls for homes on AirBnB to be registered with local councils
The Housing Committee recommended that short term lettings of more than 90 days annually should require change-of-use planning permission.
# South Dublin
Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council
Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.
# clonburris
The plan for Dublin's newest suburb has been launched
The launch of the planning scheme kicks off six weeks of public consultation.
# Planning Permission
After a two-year wait, a probe into 'dodgy' Donegal planning is finally finished
But it’s not known when the report’s findings will be made public.
# Irish Cement
'The reality is it produces dangerous toxins': Concerns about plan to burn tyres at Limerick plant
Irish Cement wants to burn tyres and other industrial waste at its factory in Mungret.