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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’.

AN TAISCE HAS published a roundly critical precis this morning of the planning system in local councils over the past decade and beyond.

As detailed in this article, Donegal was rated the worst for its planning decisions – but only 3 out of a total of 34 councils were given over 70 per cent out of 100.

To make it easy for you, this map from An Taisce gives an idea of how dismal the report card for local authority planning department is. Not one council scored either an ‘A’ or a ‘B’ grade:

The 9 worst councils in Ireland’s planning system>

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