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#bad planning

# bad-planning - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties

Following a meeting with whistleblower Gerard Convier, one Sinn Féin TD said he believes there are substantial grounds for an inquiry.

# bad-planning - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here's the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here's the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

# bad-planning - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics

Plus – the man who came back from the dead, the amount we have to spend each month, and how many Nokias in Manchester United?

# bad-planning - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

"Unbalanced, ambiguous and biased" - Donegal Council hits back at An Taisce

The report by An Taisce said Donegal was the worst county in Ireland for planning – but Donegal County Council says the report generalised too much.

# bad-planning - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.

An Taisce says it saved State from €752m in impaired loans

The National Heritage body said its successful appeals against unsustainable planning applications over the past decade have saved the State between €505 – €752 million.

# bad-planning - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Taisce: Absence of local tax saw councils approve too many developments

The national heritage organisation says councils allowed over-development in order to cash in on new commercial rates.

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

Ireland is Crap at Planning Map of the Day

The at-a-glance report card for local authorities’ planning departments. Not ONE scored an ‘A’ or a ‘B’.

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.