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#Planning

# 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 20,341 Views 17 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 10,883 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 263 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 27,513 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 38,276 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 63,364 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 33,016 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 19,939 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 25,613 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 29,635 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 3,030 Views 134 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 40,433 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
# Sponsored By Three
# Sponsored By Three

7 essential tips from Electric Picnic veterans

Aug 29th 2016, 11:59 AM 22,845 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 32,010 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 13,481 Views 45 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 25,516 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 23,920 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 206 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 23,501 Views 197 Comments

What do you think?

# planning - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 12th 2016, 9:30 PM 27,266 Views 30 Comments

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
# Off Limits
# Off Limits

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

Jan 8th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,405 Views 59 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 616 Views 134 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2015, 12:00 PM 249 Views 14 Comments

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"
# Tiny
# Tiny

Kelly says apartment sizes aren't "shoebox living"

Dec 22nd 2015, 9:11 AM 16,310 Views 107 Comments

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
# ST ANNES PARK
# ST ANNES PARK

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

Nov 26th 2015, 6:06 PM 37,785 Views 45 Comments

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
# Unhappy Meal
# Unhappy Meal

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

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:47 PM 19,797 Views 62 Comments

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

# planning - Friday 2 October, 2015

Should Dublin go high-rise?
# Scared Of Heights
# Scared Of Heights

Should Dublin go high-rise?

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:53 AM 13,840 Views 61 Comments

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
# Longboat Quay
# Longboat Quay

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

Sep 30th 2015, 11:10 PM 50,237 Views 162 Comments

Requests were made for the Taoiseach to get involved.

# planning - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

This could be Dublin's tallest office building
# Point To The Skies
# Point To The Skies

This could be Dublin's tallest office building

Sep 15th 2015, 8:37 AM 30,687 Views 77 Comments

If a planning application is approved.

# planning - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

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

Aug 11th 2015, 1:33 PM 15,511 Views 29 Comments

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
# The Point Of It All
# The Point Of It All

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

Jul 29th 2015, 4:46 PM 23,328 Views 16 Comments

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
# Shoe Box
# Shoe Box

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Jul 28th 2015, 3:27 PM 47,375 Views 126 Comments

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
# Shortage
# Shortage

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

Jul 27th 2015, 12:10 PM 21,446 Views 34 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 27th 2015, 8:15 PM 42 Views 25 Comments

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

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

5 things that will jeopardise your performance in an endurance event

Jun 6th 2015, 10:25 PM 6,623 Views 1 Comment

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

# planning - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Poll: Do you do a weekly grocery shop?
# Sponsored
# Sponsored

Poll: Do you do a weekly grocery shop?

May 13th 2015, 1:00 PM 22,841 Views 22 Comments

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
# Planning Issue
# Planning Issue

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

Apr 21st 2015, 11:02 PM 43,876 Views 207 Comments

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
# No Go
# No Go

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

Apr 13th 2015, 10:48 PM 23,768 Views 48 Comments

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

# planning - Thursday 26 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 26th 2015, 5:11 PM 6,734 Views 15 Comments

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

# planning - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 24th 2015, 2:30 PM 2,851 Views 0 Comments

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