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#An Bord Pleanála

# 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.

# an-bord-pleanala - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Inishowen residents take 24-year wastewater plant dispute to Europe

Plans to build a wastewater plant on the Foyle estuary have been opposed by Donegal locals since 1989.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm

An Bord Pleanála said the ten 110 metre wind turbines at Cloghan would injure the visual amenities of the area.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Parked mobile advertisements require planning permission, says planning board

The ruling by An Bord Pleanála involved a trailer bearing a double-sided 1.8 metre high advisement.

# an-bord-pleanala - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Committee will be asked to reject appointment of John O'Connor as Eirgrid chairman

After government TDs and Senators declined to support O’Connor yesterday they will now be asked to formally reject his appointment next week.

# an-bord-pleanala - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

'I wouldn't like to live close to a pylon, but who would?' - Incoming Eirgrid chair

John O’Connor also “refuted emphatically” that he would have a conflict of interest in his new position having previously been the chairman of An Bord Pleanála.

Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy

One senator has already said he will oppose the appointment of John O’Connor as the chairman of the the body responsible for the development and maintenance of the State’s electricity grid.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 15 November, 2013

'A gross error of judgement': Labour senator has "no confidence" in Rabbitte after Eirgrid appointment

John Whelan’s criticism of Pat Rabbitte follows the appointment of John O’Connor as chairman of Eirgrid.

# an-bord-pleanala - Monday 4 November, 2013

Electricity project to be scrutinised at An Bord Pleanála hearings today

Hearings in Laois today are seen as a key test case for EirGrid’s Grid 25 project to update Ireland’s electricity infrastructure.

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 23 August, 2013

Kildare Village outlet expansion to create 380 retail jobs

The development will also create 120 construction jobs.

# an-bord-pleanala - Thursday 11 April, 2013

ECJ ruling casts doubt on planning permission for Galway bypass

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

# an-bord-pleanala - Friday 16 November, 2012

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

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

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