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#Planning Permission

# planning-permission - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Company behind controversial LED billboard to lower lighting this evening following complaints
# Digital Signage
# Digital Signage

Company behind controversial LED billboard to lower lighting this evening following complaints

Updated Sep 14th 2022, 3:10 PM 85,944 Views 50 Comments

At least one advertiser has pulled its ads due to the impact on residents.

# planning-permission - Sunday 21 August, 2022

Full transition to online planning system delayed until 2023
# E-planning
# E-planning

Full transition to online planning system delayed until 2023

Aug 21st 2022, 7:00 AM 11,260 Views 8 Comments

Last year, the Department of Housing said the system would be in place by June 2022.

# planning-permission - Friday 12 August, 2022

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court
# Courts
# Courts

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court

Aug 12th 2022, 2:33 PM 12,429 Views 0 Comments

The data centre operator claims the ban contravenes national and regional policy on data centres, was unreasonable and irrational.

# planning-permission - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Trinity get go-ahead for 358 new student beds despite objections from local residents
# Trinity College
# Trinity College

Trinity get go-ahead for 358 new student beds despite objections from local residents

Jul 16th 2022, 8:00 AM 39,943 Views 17 Comments

Criticism of the location of the student accommodation has arisen, with residents saying it goes against the “spirit” of the local area.

# planning-permission - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

An Bord Pleanála gives green light to construction of 202 houses and 182 apartments in Limerick
# Raheen
# Raheen

An Bord Pleanála gives green light to construction of 202 houses and 182 apartments in Limerick

Jul 5th 2022, 10:30 AM 17,978 Views 6 Comments

The homes will be built close to Limerick city.

# planning-permission - Friday 1 July, 2022

Planning application for Dart+ West to be lodged 'later this summer'
# Dart+ West
# Dart+ West

Planning application for Dart+ West to be lodged 'later this summer'

Jul 1st 2022, 6:30 AM 31,672 Views 34 Comments

Under Dart+ West, a new station would be built at Spencer Dock alongside a new access point to Connolly Station from Preston Street.

# planning-permission - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Landmark Quinn's pub building saved from Cork developer's wrecking ball
# Planning Permission
# Planning Permission

Landmark Quinn's pub building saved from Cork developer's wrecking ball

Jun 23rd 2022, 3:30 PM 26,408 Views 18 Comments

The appeals board refused planning permission, saying the building “makes a positive contribution to the streetscape character and identity of the area”.

# planning-permission - Monday 20 June, 2022

Peat’s Sake: Leading company under EPA spotlight for potential unlicensed extraction
# Investigation
# Investigation

Peat’s Sake: Leading company under EPA spotlight for potential unlicensed extraction

Jun 20th 2022, 12:05 AM 29,300 Views 11 Comments
  • The Irish branch of peat giant Klasmann-Deilmann is being investigated by the EPA in relation to peat extraction in the Midlands, writes Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent
  • In June 2021, the EPA warned Klasmann it was of the view that the company was committing a serious and ongoing breach of EU environmental law
  • Almost a dozen other large-scale peat extractors are also under investigation by the environmental watchdog

# planning-permission - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard
# Kevin Street Lower
# Kevin Street Lower

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard

Jun 18th 2022, 8:00 PM 36,338 Views 17 Comments

The digital display would have an ‘adverse impact’ on residents, Dublin City Council said.

# planning-permission - Sunday 12 June, 2022

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension
# Aldi
# Aldi

New Aldi supermarket for Finglas blocked over interference with Luas Green Line extension

Jun 12th 2022, 2:56 PM 27,474 Views 10 Comments

The plans would have doubled the size of the existing supermarket and reduced the number of parking spaces.

# planning-permission - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Peat pressure: Industrial peat extraction in enforcement firing line
# Peat Sake
# Peat Sake

Peat pressure: Industrial peat extraction in enforcement firing line

Apr 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 24,634 Views 7 Comments
  • Historic problems in enforcement of large-scale peat extraction in Ireland has led to the loss of precious bog, writes Niall Sargent
  • Noteworthy investigates the case of Harte Peat found to be operating in breach of EU law
  • 12 other peat extractors are now also subject to ongoing EPA enforcement action

# planning-permission - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade
# Olympia Threeatre
# Olympia Threeatre

3Olympia may retain 'iconic' red exterior as Council rejects elements of planned changes to facade

Apr 6th 2022, 4:10 PM 12,888 Views 9 Comments

The application sought to have the red exterior repainted grey as well as a new art deco arch built.

# planning-permission - Sunday 13 March, 2022

'To hell with the countryside': Fears in Galway about impact of proposed cap on one-off housing
# Development Plan
# Development Plan

'To hell with the countryside': Fears in Galway about impact of proposed cap on one-off housing

Mar 13th 2022, 12:05 AM 63,807 Views 41 Comments

A new County Development Plan is set to come into effect during the summer.

# planning-permission - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Pat Kenny calls on local council to refuse Bullock Harbour scheme over multiple concerns
# Pat Kenny
# Pat Kenny

Pat Kenny calls on local council to refuse Bullock Harbour scheme over multiple concerns

Feb 10th 2022, 5:56 PM 29,668 Views 35 Comments

The scheme seeks the demolition and clearance of the existing industrial single storey warehouses and sheds.

# planning-permission - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

EPA ‘kicked the stool’ from under peat company seeking extraction licence, High Court hears
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

EPA ‘kicked the stool’ from under peat company seeking extraction licence, High Court hears

Jan 25th 2022, 6:30 PM 13,247 Views 0 Comments

Harte Peat Ltd is seeking to overturn the EPA’s refusal to examine its applications for a licence it made in 2019.

# planning-permission - Monday 24 January, 2022

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital
# Beacon
# Beacon

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital

Jan 24th 2022, 5:27 PM 19,783 Views 21 Comments

The scheme includes new A&E facilities and cancer care facilities.

# planning-permission - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Unlicensed peat extraction causing ‘irreversible’ environmental damage, High Court told
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

Unlicensed peat extraction causing ‘irreversible’ environmental damage, High Court told

Jan 19th 2022, 7:00 PM 20,425 Views 0 Comments

Environmental Protection Agency is seeking an injunction against Harte Peat Ltd to halt peat extraction in Westmeath.

# planning-permission - Monday 29 November, 2021

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission
# The Cobblestone
# The Cobblestone

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

Nov 29th 2021, 11:43 AM 28,088 Views 22 Comments

The pub itself is a protected structure, and according to the planning application, it would be retained as part of any development.

# planning-permission - Saturday 9 October, 2021

A useful guide to Ireland's planning system and how to have your say on proposed developments
# Explainer
# Explainer

A useful guide to Ireland's planning system and how to have your say on proposed developments

Oct 9th 2021, 7:00 PM 14,271 Views 11 Comments

News of two developments brought the system into focus again this week.

# planning-permission - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Plan to regenerate O’Connell Street and Moore Street unveiled
# Dublin Central
# Dublin Central

Plan to regenerate O’Connell Street and Moore Street unveiled

Jun 1st 2021, 10:21 AM 32,586 Views 40 Comments

UK property developer Hammerson submitted planning applications today.

# planning-permission - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

'Significant victory' for campaigners as planning permission for Bessborough apartments is refused
# Cork
# Cork

'Significant victory' for campaigners as planning permission for Bessborough apartments is refused

Updated May 26th 2021, 2:18 PM 20,900 Views 23 Comments

An Bord Pleanála said it is “not satisfied that the site was not previously used as, and does not contain, a children’s burial ground”.

Plan for 200 apartments in Phibsborough approved despite council opposition
# Cross Guns Bridge
# Cross Guns Bridge

Plan for 200 apartments in Phibsborough approved despite council opposition

May 26th 2021, 9:54 AM 37,358 Views 0 Comments

Dublin City Council had recommended planning permission be refused on a number of grounds.

# planning-permission - Friday 23 April, 2021

Council recommends refusing Charlie Chawke's €186m Goat apartment plan
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Council recommends refusing Charlie Chawke's €186m Goat apartment plan

Apr 23rd 2021, 9:36 PM 52,998 Views 73 Comments

Minister for Tourism and Culture and local TD Catherine Martin has told the appeals board that she has “concerns in relation to this development”.

# planning-permission - Thursday 22 April, 2021

'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct
# Cork
# Cork

'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct

Updated Apr 22nd 2021, 3:20 PM 18,751 Views 27 Comments

Survivors have criticised plans to build apartments at the site of a former mother and baby institution.

# planning-permission - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Survivors call plan to build apartments at Bessborough site 'an abhorrent act of desecration'
# Cork
# Cork

Survivors call plan to build apartments at Bessborough site 'an abhorrent act of desecration'

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 6:00 PM 31,265 Views 21 Comments

The developer has said it is “highly unlikely” the land in question is a burial site, but that this can’t be ruled out.

# planning-permission - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle
# A Rollercoaster
# A Rollercoaster

Green light for €15.5m Tayto Park rollercoaster after two-year planning battle

Mar 25th 2021, 11:30 AM 36,644 Views 22 Comments

There have been more than a few ups and downs in the saga.

# planning-permission - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Plans progress for almost 300 apartments and hotel on site of landmark 'Goat' pub in south Dublin
# Charlie Chawke
# Charlie Chawke

Plans progress for almost 300 apartments and hotel on site of landmark 'Goat' pub in south Dublin

Mar 4th 2021, 6:59 AM 55,876 Views 35 Comments

Publican Charlie Chawke said the development would be a “new beginning for Goatstown”.

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'
# Al Fresco
# Al Fresco

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'

Mar 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,906 Views 60 Comments

Restaurants and cafes are calling for some leeway when it comes to applying for planning permission.

# planning-permission - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Everton granted planning permission for new 52,888-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock
# New Home
From The42
# New Home

Everton granted planning permission for new 52,888-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock

Feb 23rd 2021, 1:01 PM 11,325 Views 12 Comments

Liverpool City Council has approved the Premier League club’s application.

# planning-permission - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Permission granted for two new schools in Sandymount despite local opposition
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Permission granted for two new schools in Sandymount despite local opposition

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:30 PM 48,152 Views 37 Comments

An Bord Pleanála rejected appeals by half a dozen parties against the decision of Dublin City Council to grant planning permission.

# planning-permission - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Part of controversial plans for apartments at Bessborough refused planning permission
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Part of controversial plans for apartments at Bessborough refused planning permission

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:20 PM 9,189 Views 5 Comments

Survivors of Bessborough mother and baby home have welcomed the news.

Council refuses planning permission for hotel on Capel Street, says there are 'too many' hotels in Dublin
# Housing
# Housing

Council refuses planning permission for hotel on Capel Street, says there are 'too many' hotels in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2021, 11:40 AM 36,873 Views 32 Comments

It is believed to be the first time council planners have cited concerns about the growing number of hotels as a reason to refuse planning permission.

# planning-permission - Sunday 20 September, 2020

'A lack of regard for our community': Row erupts over social housing development in Donegal
# Ballybofey
# Ballybofey

'A lack of regard for our community': Row erupts over social housing development in Donegal

Sep 20th 2020, 12:05 AM 45,763 Views 40 Comments

Residents claim to have been misled about the consultation and appeals process, but councillors deny this is the case.

# planning-permission - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Permission granted for 48-bed apartment block in Dublin after council rejected proposal in 2017
# North Strand
# North Strand

Permission granted for 48-bed apartment block in Dublin after council rejected proposal in 2017

Sep 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 31,005 Views 24 Comments

A previous application was rejected back in 2017 following concerns from Irish Rail and local residents.

# planning-permission - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Plans for new hotel on the Liffey's quays in Dublin opposed with claims it will destroy views along the river
# Hotels
# Hotels

Plans for new hotel on the Liffey's quays in Dublin opposed with claims it will destroy views along the river

Jun 7th 2020, 12:31 PM 57,882 Views 72 Comments

The developers paid €3.3 million to acquire the property last year.

# planning-permission - Monday 18 May, 2020

127 co-living spaces planned for new development atop Jervis Street Shopping Centre in Dublin
# Jervis
# Jervis

127 co-living spaces planned for new development atop Jervis Street Shopping Centre in Dublin

May 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,791 Views 79 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin said the plans provided “further evidence” as to why co-living should not be permitted.

# planning-permission - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:54 AM 54,587 Views 90 Comments

Planning permission was granted after revised plans for the mesh security gate were lodged.

# planning-permission - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Restaurants allowed to operate take-away service without planning permission during Covid-19 crisis
# Order In
# Order In

Restaurants allowed to operate take-away service without planning permission during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 25th 2020, 5:03 PM 34,995 Views 46 Comments

Restaurants are allowed to remain open but only by offering a take away service.

# planning-permission - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Permission granted for 657 new homes beside Dublin park despite strong local opposition
# Raheny
# Raheny

Permission granted for 657 new homes beside Dublin park despite strong local opposition

Feb 18th 2020, 12:12 PM 161,142 Views 179 Comments

An Bord Pleanála granted permission for the development despite opposition from hundreds of locals.

# planning-permission - Friday 7 February, 2020

Fast track planning permission granted for 741 city centre apartments in new 'Connolly Quarter' development
# Granted
# Granted

Fast track planning permission granted for 741 city centre apartments in new 'Connolly Quarter' development

Feb 7th 2020, 6:09 PM 41,730 Views 64 Comments

The development will also see the construction of two office buildings along with a hotel.

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