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# An Bord Pleanála

This year
2024
An Bord Pleanála gives green light to €200m tunnel for Dublin airport despite locals' opposition
An Bord Pleanála gives green light to €1.2 billion data centre in Ennis
Woman challenges decision to grant planning permission for telecommunications mast in West Cork
Firms tell planning hearing Metrolink tunnel will hit building basements unless plans redrawn
Planning permission granted for steel plant near monastery despite opposition from local nuns
MetroLink: 'White House' owner and north Dublin residents' groups call for station to be moved
Residents called for the Collins Avenue station to be moved from Our Lady of Victories Church to an area within Albert College Park.
Moving MetroLink terminus from Charlemont would cost 'several hundred million' and delay project
A professor in transportation told The Journal that moving the terminus would mean a redesign of the system that could delay it into the 2040s.
An Bord Pleanála approves €180m 'build to rent' scheme by US property firm in Dublin
Planning: 'Proposed law designed to scare local groups off potential challenges'
Rose Wall & Gavin Elliott
An Bord Pleanála approves plans for hotel and office in Heuston South Quarter, overturning DCC refusal
Sandyford 'Sentinel' building given greenlight after years of causing 'eyesore'
Peter Mullan appointed new chairperson of An Bord Pleanála
Contentious €100m St Stephen's Green shopping centre redevelopment stalled after appeal lodged
Fewer car park spaces and smaller gardens under new house building rules issued to local authorities
Planning refused for 16-storey Grand Canal Square-style scheme for Cabra East
Last year
2023
Diageo gets green light to construct €200 million brewery in Co Kildare
Developer received demand of €500,000 for withdrawal of housing scheme objection, Dáil told
New bill introducing major changes to planning systems published by minister
ABP rules no permission required for Cork housing estate to be taken over for social housing
How a planning blockage is threatening Ireland's wind farm industry
Radical changes to Ireland's planning system are coming - here's what's in the new laws
An Bord Pleanála rejects Charlie Chawke's 'pet farm' defence against land-hoarding tax
An Bord Pleanála rejects application to construct Shannon LNG terminal
An Bord Pleanála to hold ‘oral hearing’ into €9.5 billion Dublin Metrolink project
‘Frustrating’ incident sees raw sewage discharged into Fingal's protected Baldoyle Bay
Plans for luxury holiday apartments by owner of Cork golf course opposed by local residents
An Bord Pleanála overturns two council decisions to approve controversial development in Booterstown
Former deputy chair of An Bord Pleanála Paul Hyde sentenced to two months' imprisonment
Former Deputy Chair of ABP Paul Hyde pleads guilty to two breaches of planning laws
Plans for €300 million apartment scheme in south Dublin to be lodged with City Council
Appeals board turns down permission for Johnny Ronan 'build to rent' Appian Way scheme
Plans to build 2,300 homes in north Dublin given green light
Former An Bord Pleanála deputy chairman appears in court accused of breaching planning laws
Planning permission refused for 'car dependent' houses in Balbriggan
Opinion: We could improve our planning law - instead the public is being excluded
Alison Hough & Gavin Elliott
An Bord Pleanála refuses planning permission for over 1,000 north Dublin apartments
Owner of Woodies DIY object to Dublin Metrolink over 'unacceptable' impact on business
Government wants to make judicial reviews 'a waste of time' as part of planning law changes
Housing Minister appoints new Deputy Chair of An Bord Pleanála
All time
Staff 'demoralised' at crisis-ridden An Bord Pleanála, says watchdog