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#An Bord Pleanála

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 5 January, 2018

Dublin city traffic restrictions to be reviewed following delay of College Green public hearing

A pedestrian-prioritised €10 million plaza is planned for Dublin’s College Green.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Young couple facing 'planning nightmare' because of 'mystery' objector

The couple have never heard of the objector and don’t even know if it is a man or a woman.

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 11 December, 2017

Green light for €40 million hotel at Stephen's Green despite government department objections

The appeals board said that the hotel would not adversely affect the character of the historic buildings nearby.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 13 October, 2017

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.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 28 September, 2017

High Court quashes planning board refusal of wind farm on Kildare-Meath border

Mr Justice Robert Haughton ruled that the application for the Maighne wind farm should be remitted back to An Bord Pleanala.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'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.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 4 August, 2017

An Taisce appeals to block new 8-storey Dublin hotel behind Four Courts

River House, which has been called “a scourge in the local area”, is set to be demolished to make way for the hotel.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Lidl gets green light for Castleknock development following local criticism

The development will cost an estimated €15 million.

# an-bord-pleanala - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Whatever happened to... the biggest shopping centre never built in Limerick?

The long-delayed ‘opera centre’ project has blighted the city’s CBD for a decade.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 11 June, 2017

The children of a major Celtic Tiger developer are building dozens of Dublin homes

Joe Moran’s Manor Park Homes constructed hundreds of houses across Ireland in the boom.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 5 May, 2017

Legal challenge to Kilkenny road development referred to Europe over threats to 'flora and fauna'

The proposed development has been objected to by a number of local residents.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 21 April, 2017

Wetherspoon's gets green light for €4 million 'super pub' on Camden Street

Wetherspoon operates five pubs here – four in Dublin and one in Cork.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Independent grocers' behind-the-scenes strategy to stall the march of the German giants

Industry body RGDATA has tried to block four Aldi and Lidl outlets so far this year.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Developer that illegally bulldozed 19th century convent gets go ahead for Dublin apartments

Kimpton Vale is looking to build 143 apartments in Clonsilla.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 10 February, 2017

An Bord Pleanála overturning decision for Liffey Valley expansion

The application was refused on grounds of inadequate public transport access and potential congestion impact on the M50 and other roads.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 23 December, 2016

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Hundreds of jobs are safe, but concerns have been raised about the environmental impact of the Co Offaly plant.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park'

The North East Pylon Pressure Campaign said communities will not stand by while hundreds of pylons are built across Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 6 November, 2016

"Apple in or lights out": Hundreds turn out for pro-Apple rally in Galway

An €850 million data centre is planned for Athenry.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 28 October, 2016

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Dublin City Council wants to know.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way

Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Controversial LED Pantibar sign will stay up after being classed as 'exceptional' case

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the sign citing “cultural significance”.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Man challenges planning permission for 'slurry power plant' beside his proposed family home

The High Court has allowed the applicant, who has health issues, to challenge the biogas facility.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 12 August, 2016

An Bord Pleanála approves Apple's €850 million Galway data centre

The huge installation was first announced in February 2015.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Center Parcs gets green light for €233m holiday park in Longford

An Bord Pleanála decided to uphold planning permission granted by Longford County Council.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

There's a ruckus brewing in south Dublin over a mobile phone mast next to a kids' school

Parents say the proposed mast is a ‘risk they’re not willing to take’.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 28 April, 2016

The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it

Construction is set to begin this summer. The decision has been described as “a giant step forward for children’s healthcare in ireland”.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Donald Trump's Atlantic wall in Co Clare has just hit a snag

An Bord Pleanála has found against the plan.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Some locals are very unhappy about Longford's bumper new water park

Center Parcs Longford was officially announced last summer.

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 23 November, 2015

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

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

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

A Kilkenny pensioner is taking the Irish planning board to court - over slurry

Specifically An Bord Pleanála’s decision to let his neighbour ‘agitate’ slurry next to his house, allegedly contrary to their own health inspector’s recommendation.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo

An Bord Pleanála said it wasn’t satisfied that the area was suitable for the development.

# an-bord-pleanala - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Dún Laoghaire's urban beach WILL be going ahead

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company estimate that the project will bring in 150,000 visitors a year.

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 12 January, 2015

Dún Laoghaire might not get that floating outdoor swimming pool after all...

Fancy a dip off Dún Laoghaire pier?

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Locals in this Wicklow town are getting together to stop a new McDonald's - again

McDonald’s says they’ll bring 60 jobs and €2 million with them.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Building of new Central Mental Hospital in Portrane may begin next year

Planning permission for the project could be decided upon in the first half of next year.

# an-bord-pleanala - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Turbines taller than Spire get green light despite fears over environmental impact

Planning permission had previously been refused due to concerns over the site’s impact on a protected bird species and local bogs.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Council welcomes approval of new planning scheme for Grand Canal Dock

The Lord Mayor said that there is an “urgent need” for offices in the city centre.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Kilkenny 'heritage houses' are not Medieval, but the council are still going to keep them

Two archaeological reports were carried out on the houses which are near a road development.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

An Taisce criticises planning body's decision on drive-through fast food outlets

An Taisce slammed An Bórd Pleanala’s decision to approve drive-through fast food restaurants in the historic Boyne Valley area.