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#Planning

# planning - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Column: How planning can make sure Christmas is fun
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How planning can make sure Christmas is fun

Dec 14th 2013, 7:00 PM 14 Views 13 Comments

Ciara Conlon gives some tips how to organise yourself for Christmas – and not get stressed out by the season.

# planning - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park
# Green Space
# Green Space

Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park

Nov 30th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,227 Views 20 Comments

The site between Cork Street and Chamber Street in Dublin 8 could now become recreation space for Dublin 8 residents, pending a planning report.

# planning - Monday 18 November, 2013

Forty ghost estates targeted for demolition
# Ghost Estates
# Ghost Estates

Forty ghost estates targeted for demolition

Nov 18th 2013, 10:23 AM 28,615 Views 119 Comments

None of the estates being considered by the government for demolition are currently occupied.

# planning - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week
# Planning
# Planning

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week

Nov 9th 2013, 4:23 PM 14,884 Views 84 Comments

The plan calls for much less traffic and better walking and cycling links from the Phoenix Park to Poolbeg.

# planning - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

7 people whose plans didn’t exactly work out
# Pursuit Of Possibilities
From The Daily Edge
# Pursuit Of Possibilities

7 people whose plans didn’t exactly work out

Oct 16th 2013, 12:15 PM 7,557 Views 4 Comments

They tried, God love them. They tried.

# planning - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

"The Irish people gave us a mandate to bring in water charges" - Phil Hogan
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

"The Irish people gave us a mandate to bring in water charges" - Phil Hogan

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:00 PM 12,474 Views 144 Comments

The Environment Minister says that the government “fundamentally believes” that user-related charges are the right way of raising more tax.

# planning - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy
# Mahon
# Mahon

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

Jul 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 7,152 Views 11 Comments

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?
# Mahon
# Mahon

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

Jul 31st 2013, 12:25 PM 4,770 Views 18 Comments

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.

# planning - Monday 1 July, 2013

# planning - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Council to vote on whether to ban charity shops from Grafton Street
# Planning
# Planning

Council to vote on whether to ban charity shops from Grafton Street

Jun 30th 2013, 8:20 PM 18,452 Views 97 Comments

The 52 councillors who sit on Dublin City Council will vote on the controversial proposal tomorrow night.

# planning - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Councils given legal guidelines on new local area plans
# Planning
# Planning

Councils given legal guidelines on new local area plans

Jun 25th 2013, 3:18 PM 193 Views 0 Comments

The new guidelines mark the first time that councils have been given legal guidelines on their plans.

# planning - Monday 10 June, 2013

Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council
# Planning
# Planning

Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council

Jun 10th 2013, 9:35 PM 15,444 Views 66 Comments

Parents and children from Gaelscoil Cholmcille protested outside Dublin City Council over the plan, which was proposed as part of the extension of Dublin’s Luas line.

# planning - Friday 7 June, 2013

Column: A meaningful housing policy would deal with defaulting landlords and at-risk tenants
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A meaningful housing policy would deal with defaulting landlords and at-risk tenants

Jun 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 256 Views 10 Comments

The rental market in Ireland is largely an amateur business led by small landlords – but, now, with many property-owners in arrears, tenants face an uncertain future, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# planning - Monday 20 May, 2013

Minister pledges clampdown on councils over bad planning decisions
# Planning
# Planning

Minister pledges clampdown on councils over bad planning decisions

May 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,075 Views 41 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan says she will invoke ministerial powers to veto any planning decision which doesn’t conform to policy.

# planning - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

New regulator 'will restore confidence in planning system'
# Planning
# Planning

New regulator 'will restore confidence in planning system'

May 7th 2013, 3:51 PM 6,090 Views 37 Comments

The establishment of such a regulator was recommended in the Mahon Tribunal’s report.

# planning - Thursday 11 April, 2013

ECJ ruling casts doubt on planning permission for Galway bypass
# Planning
# Planning

ECJ ruling casts doubt on planning permission for Galway bypass

Apr 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 13,177 Views 66 Comments

The EU’s top court hands a major boost to opponents to the N6 bypass around Galway, ahead of a final Supreme Court ruling.

# planning - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

'One community' approach for Dublin Docklands future
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

'One community' approach for Dublin Docklands future

Mar 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,283 Views 11 Comments

Dublin City Council has asked the public for its views on plans for Dublin’s Docklands.

# planning - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

An Taisce: Council 'wasted €40m' by ignoring development plan
# Planning
# Planning

An Taisce: Council 'wasted €40m' by ignoring development plan

Mar 12th 2013, 9:10 AM 7,935 Views 45 Comments

The national trust says Dublin City Council ignored its own development plan in 26 applications which were later overturned.

# planning - Friday 15 February, 2013

Planning applications down 17 per cent as construction remains in doldrums
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Planning applications down 17 per cent as construction remains in doldrums

Feb 15th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,853 Views 10 Comments

Donegal was the only county which saw an increase in planning applications in 2012.

# planning - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Plans to establish independent planning regulator under Mahon Tribunal terms
# Planning
# Planning

Plans to establish independent planning regulator under Mahon Tribunal terms

Jan 30th 2013, 10:19 AM 2,177 Views 7 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan said it was now a matter of deciding whether an entirely new entity should be created or if the current system should be adapted.

# planning - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Column: 8 ways to change your life in 2013
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 8 ways to change your life in 2013

Jan 1st 2013, 8:15 AM 53 Views 15 Comments

Want to make a fresh start this year? Margaret Mara offers some tips on how to go about it.

# planning - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Column: Property tax risks worsening problems Ireland already has
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Property tax risks worsening problems Ireland already has

Dec 5th 2012, 8:30 PM 39 Views 29 Comments

A conventional property tax has many disadvantages against a site value tax, writes Judy Osbourne.

# planning - Friday 16 November, 2012

Liberty Hall: SIPTU disappointed at planning refusal, while An Taisce seeks review
# Liberty Hall
# Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall: SIPTU disappointed at planning refusal, while An Taisce seeks review

Nov 16th 2012, 1:43 PM 5,786 Views 41 Comments

SIPTU is left disappointed as An Bord Pleanála turns down an application to rebuild Liberty Hall – while An Taisce says reviews are needed.

An Bord Pleanála refuses permission for new 23-storey Liberty Hall
# Planning
# Planning

An Bord Pleanála refuses permission for new 23-storey Liberty Hall

Nov 16th 2012, 9:59 AM 9,970 Views 94 Comments

The planning authority says the proposed multistorey would be “unacceptably dominant in the city”.

# planning - Thursday 18 October, 2012

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come
# The Gathering
# The Gathering

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come

Oct 18th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,300 Views 18 Comments

Fine Gael Mayo Deputy Michelle Mulherin said the funding is great news which will help people in planning community activities during the event.

# planning - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Mixed response to Hogan's plans for local council cull
# Local Government
# Local Government

Mixed response to Hogan's plans for local council cull

Oct 16th 2012, 7:11 PM 7,941 Views 42 Comments

Political parties criticise plans to do away with town councils, but the response of others is a little more enthusiastic.

Significant reforms will see planning powers of councillors curtailed
# Local Government
# Local Government

Significant reforms will see planning powers of councillors curtailed

Oct 16th 2012, 2:28 PM 3,640 Views 11 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan said he wanted to remove the possibility of councillors abusing their power.

# planning - Monday 15 October, 2012

Only two counties see increase in planning applications in 2012
# Planning
# Planning

Only two counties see increase in planning applications in 2012

Oct 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,943 Views 9 Comments

Only Donegal and Leitrim have seen more planning applications lodged in the first eight months of 2012 than in 2011.

# planning - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Qatar not opposed to hosting winter World Cup
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Qatar not opposed to hosting winter World Cup

Sep 26th 2012, 8:16 PM 875 Views 4 Comments

Hosting the competition in November would mean the club seasons would have to be postponed for over a month.

# planning - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?

Jul 18th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,039 Views 39 Comments

Two Oireachtas committee are vying for the chance to investigate the bank guarantee four years ago but should politicians be allowed to scrutinise the decision in the first place?

# planning - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Number of planning permissions down almost two-thirds in a year
# Construction
# Construction

Number of planning permissions down almost two-thirds in a year

Jun 27th 2012, 3:36 PM 2,728 Views 19 Comments

CSO figures show that the number of housing units approved in the first quarter is down almost 95 per cent on five years ago.

# planning - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Opposition dismisses 'whitewash' report on councils' planning inquiries
# Planning
# Planning

Opposition dismisses 'whitewash' report on councils' planning inquiries

Jun 13th 2012, 8:06 AM 1,704 Views 23 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan’s report on irregularities in seven county councils came a day before a Dáil vote on resuming them.

# planning - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Planning review finds deficiencies but no evidence of wrongdoing
# Planning
# Planning

Planning review finds deficiencies but no evidence of wrongdoing

Jun 12th 2012, 7:57 PM 2,941 Views 32 Comments

The Green Party, whose former leader John Gormley announced the review in 2010, said it “beggars belief” that all seven councils came out of the report “squeaky clean”.

# planning - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon Tribunal nominated to the High Court
# Appointment
# Appointment

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon Tribunal nominated to the High Court

Jun 5th 2012, 6:30 PM 5,243 Views 21 Comments

Colm MacEochaidh, a former Fine Gael general election candidate, has been nominated to the High Court by the government.

# planning - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Dublin Docklands Development Authority to be wound up, says Hogan
# DDDA
# DDDA

Dublin Docklands Development Authority to be wound up, says Hogan

May 31st 2012, 9:00 PM 4,292 Views 22 Comments

Minister says C&AG’s “damning” report on the DDDA means a standalone authority is no longer “a viable vehicle”.

# planning - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,191 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

# planning - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Minister satisfied State boards appointment process is "fair and transparent"
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Minister satisfied State boards appointment process is "fair and transparent"

May 10th 2012, 6:30 PM 1,851 Views 13 Comments

Deputy Jan O’Sullivan made the comments in response to a question from Deputy Mick Wallace. His question came after a report found that there are issues regarding transparency in appointments to State boards.

# planning - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Details of redesign for National Children's Hospital announced
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Details of redesign for National Children's Hospital announced

May 3rd 2012, 9:36 PM 4,283 Views 33 Comments

The new plans suggest the hospital should be built on the Mater site but that the height of the complex should be reduced to six storeys to comply with requirements.

# planning - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

New guidelines for retail planning could pave way for hypermarkets
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

New guidelines for retail planning could pave way for hypermarkets

May 2nd 2012, 8:44 AM 5,365 Views 48 Comments

The guidelines will allow for larger superstores and supermarkets to be built in Ireland.