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#An Bord Pleanála

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

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

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

May 5th 2017, 8:34 PM 14,209 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ruling
# Ruling

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

Apr 21st 2017, 4:49 PM 32,259 Views 77 Comments

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
# Cloak And Dagger
# Cloak And Dagger

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

Apr 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 24,592 Views 51 Comments

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
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 3:51 PM 462 Views 0 Comments

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
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

An Bord Pleanála overturning decision for Liffey Valley expansion

Feb 10th 2017, 8:15 PM 25,569 Views 32 Comments

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
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Jan 25th 2017, 9:11 AM 11,044 Views 14 Comments

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
# Jobs Saved
# Jobs Saved

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:03 PM 9,961 Views 35 Comments

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'
# Interconnector
# Interconnector

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:36 PM 8,758 Views 70 Comments

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
# Feels Of Athenry
# Feels Of Athenry

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

Nov 6th 2016, 4:10 PM 29,429 Views 87 Comments

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?
# Plans For Change
# Plans For Change

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:33 PM 23,170 Views 90 Comments

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
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

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

Oct 20th 2016, 10:29 AM 17,126 Views 38 Comments

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
# Capel Street
# Capel Street

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

Oct 6th 2016, 12:50 PM 19,812 Views 216 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Aug 16th 2016, 6:00 AM 17,941 Views 0 Comments

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
# Like Dem Apples
# Like Dem Apples

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

Aug 12th 2016, 10:19 AM 19,484 Views 112 Comments

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
# Trip To The Midlands
# Trip To The Midlands

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

Jul 27th 2016, 10:05 AM 46,156 Views 100 Comments

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
# Radio Waves
# Radio Waves

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

May 11th 2016, 6:15 AM 21,599 Views 73 Comments

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
# St James's Hospital
# St James's Hospital

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

Apr 28th 2016, 1:53 PM 38,613 Views 162 Comments

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
# Doonbeg Dunes
# Doonbeg Dunes

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

Apr 20th 2016, 9:31 AM 39,892 Views 46 Comments

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
# Objections
# Objections

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

Mar 30th 2016, 12:22 PM 34,477 Views 56 Comments

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
# Unhappy Meal
# Unhappy Meal

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

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:47 PM 19,762 Views 62 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:32 PM 20,179 Views 11 Comments

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
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo

May 21st 2015, 8:20 AM 10,677 Views 97 Comments

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
# Get The Togs Out
# Get The Togs Out

Dún Laoghaire's urban beach WILL be going ahead

May 16th 2015, 5:37 PM 23,255 Views 21 Comments

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...
# Urban Beach
# Urban Beach

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

Jan 12th 2015, 11:34 AM 16,299 Views 25 Comments

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
# Not Lovin' It
# Not Lovin' It

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

Dec 9th 2014, 11:32 AM 20,165 Views 126 Comments

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
# National Facility
# National Facility

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

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:29 PM 9,543 Views 14 Comments

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
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 3:20 PM 14,721 Views 140 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council welcomes approval of new planning scheme for Grand Canal Dock

May 21st 2014, 9:43 PM 13,088 Views 18 Comments

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
# Saved
# Saved

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

May 8th 2014, 8:40 PM 9,980 Views 14 Comments

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
# Planning
# Planning

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

Mar 12th 2014, 7:34 PM 15,895 Views 30 Comments

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
# Environment
# Environment

Inishowen residents take 24-year wastewater plant dispute to Europe

Jan 19th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,674 Views 0 Comments

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
# Green Energy
# Green Energy

Permission refused for Offaly wind farm

Jan 9th 2014, 3:42 PM 16,699 Views 155 Comments

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
# Trailer
# Trailer

Parked mobile advertisements require planning permission, says planning board

Dec 5th 2013, 7:15 AM 13,316 Views 22 Comments

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
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

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

Dec 4th 2013, 12:03 PM 7,049 Views 22 Comments

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
# Pylons
# Pylons

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

Dec 3rd 2013, 12:45 PM 14,378 Views 86 Comments

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
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy

Dec 3rd 2013, 11:11 AM 5,998 Views 42 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

Nov 15th 2013, 6:15 AM 13,405 Views 41 Comments

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
# Laois Kilkenny
# Laois Kilkenny

Electricity project to be scrutinised at An Bord Pleanála hearings today

Nov 4th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,539 Views 67 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

Kildare Village outlet expansion to create 380 retail jobs

Aug 23rd 2013, 3:56 PM 22,182 Views 45 Comments

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
# Planning
# Planning

ECJ ruling casts doubt on planning permission for Galway bypass

Apr 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 13,046 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.