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# planning - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Calls for homes on AirBnB to be registered with local councils

The Housing Committee recommended that short term lettings of more than 90 days annually should require change-of-use planning permission.

# planning - Monday 25 September, 2017

Clondalkin social housing estate gets green light from council

Sinn Féin raised concerns about the lack of integration between social and private housing, however.

# planning - Friday 22 September, 2017

The plan for Dublin's newest suburb has been launched

The launch of the planning scheme kicks off six weeks of public consultation.

# planning - Sunday 10 September, 2017

After a two-year wait, a probe into 'dodgy' Donegal planning is finally finished

But it’s not known when the report’s findings will be made public.

# planning - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'The reality is it produces dangerous toxins': Concerns about plan to burn tyres at Limerick plant

Irish Cement wants to burn tyres and other industrial waste at its factory in Mungret.

# planning - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans

The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.

# planning - Monday 21 August, 2017

'He was very solitary': The imam suspected of creating Spain terror cell

Police believe Abdelbaki Es Satty may have been among those blown up in an accidential explosion last Wednesday.

# planning - Sunday 13 August, 2017

A group of architects wants to save this 'piece of heritage' from demolition in Dublin

The building on Baggot Street dates back to the 1960s.

# planning - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge The new Luas has created a 'mini-Stonehenge' of electrical boxes and people are taking the piss Luashenge

The new Luas has created a 'mini-Stonehenge' of electrical boxes and people are taking the piss

One of Ireland’s newest tourist monuments.

# planning - Monday 24 July, 2017

Johnny Ronan's plan for a €50 million sports hotel in Wicklow has been rejected

A planner’s report by the council in January had recommended refusal.

# planning - Friday 23 June, 2017

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%

The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.

# planning - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From The42 Wedding ahead for Iain Henderson after his first Lions tour challenge Politically Aware

Wedding ahead for Iain Henderson after his first Lions tour challenge

The 25-year-old Ireland and Ulster lock has important times ahead of him.

# planning - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Diageo gets the go-ahead to build €25 million whiskey distillery in Dublin city

The distillery will be used for its new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co.

# planning - Friday 12 May, 2017

A €3.8 million co-operative housing scheme built on former ghost estate opens in Galway today

Families moving into the scheme are drawn from the Galway City Council housing list.

# planning - Friday 28 April, 2017

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'

“Obviously we don’t want to be building skyscrapers in Georgian Dublin.”

# planning - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'Planners are trying to engage with us and we have a duty to join the conversation'

When we accept that we are all part of the planning process everything becomes easier, writes Carol Tallon.

# planning - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

A €50 million plan to regenerate one of the country's most famous shopping centres has been lodged

The plans will provide for a 340-bed student accommodation on the site.

# planning - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Ghost estates are disappearing, but what's actually happening with them?

2016 alone saw the resolution of 248 developments.

# planning - Monday 27 March, 2017

'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week

Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.

# planning - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Travellers left outside Leinster House in the rain as Taoiseach recognises their ethnicity

The incident has kicked off discussions about how the Dáil can better facilitate large crowds.

# planning - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Dublin Airport is getting four new multi-storey office buildings

It is estimated that approximately 400 jobs could be created during the construction phase.

# planning - 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.

# planning - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Nama offered a council 507 social housing units in Dublin - so why did it only take 65?

A Nama spokesperson says that the units “were sold following a sales process conducted by a receiver on an open market basis”.

# planning - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Opinion: People living in rural Ireland cannot blame Dublin for the empty towns and villages

Rural Ireland needs strong villages and towns, writes urban planner Shay Kelleher – but for this to work, their people need to return and live in them.

# planning - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Dealz planning violations: Dublin council refuses to issue enforcement notice

Documents seen by show there are planning issues around a third Dealz store, this time near the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

# planning - Monday 29 August, 2016

7 essential tips from Electric Picnic veterans

Get the expert advice from people in the know.

# planning - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Developer wins case over rejected planning for €75 million south county Dublin development

In a lengthy and detailed judgment Mr Justice Robert Haughton quashed the council’s decision “in its entirety.”

# planning - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court

The Moore Street site was ruled a “battlefield site” by the High Court in March.

# planning - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

This €90 million development is planned for Cork city

A statement by O’Callaghan Properties described the project as “potentially transformational for Cork”.

# planning - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Controversial former Dublin planner George Redmond has died

Redmond passed away in hospital after a short illness.

# planning - Saturday 30 January, 2016

'I turned into a blubbering mess when I found my wedding dress'

I never believed you would just feel the right dress for you, but it is absolutely true, writes Pamela Tully.

# planning - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Poll: Should city centres be "bike-first" zones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should city centres be "bike-first" zones?

What do you think?

# planning - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From The42 'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in' Planning

'To only owe €9m on a €39m stadium, that’s an unbelievable position to be in'

Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald believes the province has always been open to change.

# planning - Friday 8 January, 2016

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

# planning - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Ireland is exposed to extreme weather in a manner we have never seen before

Extreme weather events are inevitable, flooding doesn’t have to be, writes Eamon Ryan.

# planning - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Have you got lost somewhere in one of your lists – here are some practical tips to help you through the holiday season.

# planning - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Kelly says apartment sizes aren't "shoebox living"

The plans have been criticised, but Kelly is steadfast.

# planning - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Plans for a 381-home development beside a Dublin park are not going down well

Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has joined the campaign against it.

# planning - 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.

# planning - Friday 2 October, 2015

Should Dublin go high-rise?

An Taisce wants you to have your say.