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#Planning

# planning - Monday 13 April, 2015

A €4.7 million plan to turn these flats into accommodation for homeless people will not go ahead
# No Go
# No Go

A €4.7 million plan to turn these flats into accommodation for homeless people will not go ahead

Apr 13th 2015, 10:48 PM 23,749 Views 48 Comments

Councillors told Dublin City CEO Owen Keegan not to press on with the plan this evening.

# planning - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Next season's Champions Cup starts a fortnight after the World Cup final
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Next season's Champions Cup starts a fortnight after the World Cup final

Mar 26th 2015, 5:11 PM 6,718 Views 15 Comments

EPCR has also announced its plans for the play-off system over the next three seasons.

# planning - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Canada plans to freeze 11km of roadway so people can skate to work
# Easy Commute
From The Daily Edge
# Easy Commute

Canada plans to freeze 11km of roadway so people can skate to work

Feb 24th 2015, 2:30 PM 2,842 Views 0 Comments

This is a new way to beat the rat race every morning.

# planning - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Ireland will play their first Friday night Six Nations fixture against Wales in 2017
# Cardiff Nights
From The42
# Cardiff Nights

Ireland will play their first Friday night Six Nations fixture against Wales in 2017

Feb 4th 2015, 4:35 PM 4,371 Views 5 Comments

Tournament organisers have revealed details of the fixtures for 2016 and 2017.

# planning - Friday 19 December, 2014

George Redmond corruption findings withdrawn by Mahon Tribunal
# Certain Matters
# Certain Matters

George Redmond corruption findings withdrawn by Mahon Tribunal

Dec 19th 2014, 4:54 PM 5,541 Views 0 Comments

The corruption findings were made in an interim report by the Tribunal in 2004.

# planning - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Opinion: How to plan for a stress-free Christmas
# No Stress
# No Stress

Opinion: How to plan for a stress-free Christmas

Nov 30th 2014, 8:45 AM 82 Views 29 Comments

A little forethought can take a lot of the stress out of the season for one and all.

# planning - Monday 27 October, 2014

Why hasn't Dublin become a high-rise city?
# Reach For The Skies
# Reach For The Skies

Why hasn't Dublin become a high-rise city?

Oct 27th 2014, 6:30 PM 44,295 Views 99 Comments

With a huge deficit of rental properties, is it time to look up?

# planning - Friday 3 October, 2014

Gardaí are investigating dodgy Garth Brooks objection letters
# Fake Fuss
# Fake Fuss

Gardaí are investigating dodgy Garth Brooks objection letters

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:36 AM 23,554 Views 52 Comments

Did you miss this?

# planning - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: As a country that thrives on its reputation for craic, we must ensure our cities are a place of enjoyment

Sep 15th 2014, 8:00 PM 216 Views 24 Comments

‘A good city is like a good party – people stay much longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.’

# planning - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

A 400-acre 'suburb' in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million
# Masterplanning
# Masterplanning

A 400-acre 'suburb' in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million

Jul 16th 2014, 11:34 AM 17,144 Views 79 Comments

The land is “bigger than Hyde Park” and could hold nearly 4,000 homes.

# planning - Thursday 26 June, 2014

It turns out the Mahon Tribunal is going to cost less than was previously thought*
# Small Mercies
# Small Mercies

It turns out the Mahon Tribunal is going to cost less than was previously thought*

Jun 26th 2014, 12:06 PM 5,423 Views 24 Comments

*Though it’s still a whopping €159 million.

# planning - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Microsoft to build new Dublin headquarters and take on 200 extra staff
# Windows Of Opportunity
# Windows Of Opportunity

Microsoft to build new Dublin headquarters and take on 200 extra staff

Jun 22nd 2014, 3:49 PM 21,606 Views 35 Comments

The company will spend hundreds of millions of euro, employing over 200 construction workers.

# planning - Friday 20 June, 2014

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you
# Burst Bubble
# Burst Bubble

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you

Jun 20th 2014, 7:23 PM 22,134 Views 31 Comments

The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.

# planning - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Blind man walks 132 km in four days to raise funds for the Irish Wheelchair Association
# Challenge
# Challenge

Blind man walks 132 km in four days to raise funds for the Irish Wheelchair Association

Jun 14th 2014, 8:45 AM 6,166 Views 13 Comments

Rahim Nazrali will have two guides to assist him during the trek.

# planning - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Saint-André names 30-man France squad for 2014/15 season
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Saint-André names 30-man France squad for 2014/15 season

May 28th 2014, 6:09 PM 5,206 Views 6 Comments

The group, which includes François Trinh-Duc, will benefit from a less demanding club calendar.

# planning - Monday 12 May, 2014

Council told to "get its house in order" and use derelict Dublin sites
# No Use
# No Use

Council told to "get its house in order" and use derelict Dublin sites

May 12th 2014, 8:50 PM 14,007 Views 19 Comments

Former Green Party TD Ciarán Cuffe is calling on the Dublin City Council to either make something of the sites they own or sell them

# planning - 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 9,967 Views 14 Comments

Two archaeological reports were carried out on the houses which are near a road development.

# planning - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Wind farms to face stricter regulation under proposed legislation
# Breath Of Fresh Air
# Breath Of Fresh Air

Wind farms to face stricter regulation under proposed legislation

Apr 9th 2014, 9:09 AM 5,546 Views 103 Comments

The government says it will not oppose a Sinn Féin bill on the height of turbines.

# planning - Friday 4 April, 2014

Ireland needs a lot of houses says report
# Home Non Existent Home
# Home Non Existent Home

Ireland needs a lot of houses says report

Apr 4th 2014, 8:50 AM 17,684 Views 106 Comments

79,660 houses, to be exact.

# planning - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Racing Métro will meet Joe Schmidt in September to discuss Sexton workload
# Planning
From The42
# Planning

Racing Métro will meet Joe Schmidt in September to discuss Sexton workload

Mar 19th 2014, 10:05 AM 5,959 Views 10 Comments

Laurent Labit says the rumours of his out-half’s return to Ireland made him laugh.

# planning - 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 15,890 Views 30 Comments

An Taisce slammed An Bórd Pleanala’s decision to approve drive-through fast food restaurants in the historic Boyne Valley area.

# planning - Friday 7 March, 2014

All change: Cruise ships on the way to Dublin Port
# Cruisin'
# Cruisin'

All change: Cruise ships on the way to Dublin Port

Mar 7th 2014, 7:40 AM 19,071 Views 71 Comments

A new €200 million plan to redevelop part of Dublin Port will see changes in the types of ships in the city.

# planning - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Column: The people should have a say in planning Ireland's energy grid
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The people should have a say in planning Ireland's energy grid

Jan 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 68 Views 53 Comments

Rebuilding the grid will take more than a decade and we are still at the start. Now is the time to change the process from an adversarial one to a truly participative project developed in the public interest, writes Ossian Smyth.

# planning - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Tourism factors were not considered in grid route selection say Fáilte Ireland
# Pylons
# Pylons

Tourism factors were not considered in grid route selection say Fáilte Ireland

Jan 9th 2014, 5:13 PM 7,904 Views 43 Comments

A submission to Grid Link claims that these factors were “insufficiently developed in the analysis”.

# planning - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Planning process criticised as Government publishes details of public consultation
# Planning
# Planning

Planning process criticised as Government publishes details of public consultation

Jan 7th 2014, 4:40 PM 6,817 Views 15 Comments

Ireland has submitted its first report on the implementation of the Aarhus Convention which ensures public participation in environmental planning.

Column: Ireland's rural community is being ignored over wind energy concerns
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland's rural community is being ignored over wind energy concerns

Jan 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 251 Views 109 Comments

Ireland’s rural citizens are victims of abusive domestic planning and an externally-driven energy policy from Europe, writes Declan Doyle.

# planning - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Column: How planning can make sure Christmas is fun
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How planning can make sure Christmas is fun

Dec 14th 2013, 7:00 PM 13 Views 13 Comments

Ciara Conlon gives some tips how to organise yourself for Christmas – and not get stressed out by the season.

# planning - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park
# Green Space
# Green Space

Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park

Nov 30th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,195 Views 20 Comments

The site between Cork Street and Chamber Street in Dublin 8 could now become recreation space for Dublin 8 residents, pending a planning report.

# planning - Monday 18 November, 2013

Forty ghost estates targeted for demolition
# Ghost Estates
# Ghost Estates

Forty ghost estates targeted for demolition

Nov 18th 2013, 10:23 AM 28,567 Views 119 Comments

None of the estates being considered by the government for demolition are currently occupied.

# planning - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week
# Planning
# Planning

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week

Nov 9th 2013, 4:23 PM 14,881 Views 84 Comments

The plan calls for much less traffic and better walking and cycling links from the Phoenix Park to Poolbeg.

# planning - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

7 people whose plans didn’t exactly work out
# Pursuit Of Possibilities
From The Daily Edge
# Pursuit Of Possibilities

7 people whose plans didn’t exactly work out

Oct 16th 2013, 12:15 PM 7,549 Views 4 Comments

They tried, God love them. They tried.

# planning - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

"The Irish people gave us a mandate to bring in water charges" - Phil Hogan
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

"The Irish people gave us a mandate to bring in water charges" - Phil Hogan

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:00 PM 12,468 Views 144 Comments

The Environment Minister says that the government “fundamentally believes” that user-related charges are the right way of raising more tax.

# planning - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy
# Mahon
# Mahon

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

Jul 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 7,024 Views 11 Comments

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?
# Mahon
# Mahon

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

Jul 31st 2013, 12:25 PM 4,758 Views 18 Comments

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.

# planning - Monday 1 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 1st 2013, 8:49 AM 7,947 Views 1 Comment

Good morning. Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

# planning - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Council to vote on whether to ban charity shops from Grafton Street
# Planning
# Planning

Council to vote on whether to ban charity shops from Grafton Street

Jun 30th 2013, 8:20 PM 18,430 Views 97 Comments

The 52 councillors who sit on Dublin City Council will vote on the controversial proposal tomorrow night.

# planning - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Councils given legal guidelines on new local area plans
# Planning
# Planning

Councils given legal guidelines on new local area plans

Jun 25th 2013, 3:18 PM 187 Views 0 Comments

The new guidelines mark the first time that councils have been given legal guidelines on their plans.

# planning - Monday 10 June, 2013

Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council
# Planning
# Planning

Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council

Jun 10th 2013, 9:35 PM 15,407 Views 64 Comments

Parents and children from Gaelscoil Cholmcille protested outside Dublin City Council over the plan, which was proposed as part of the extension of Dublin’s Luas line.

# planning - Friday 7 June, 2013

Column: A meaningful housing policy would deal with defaulting landlords and at-risk tenants
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A meaningful housing policy would deal with defaulting landlords and at-risk tenants

Jun 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 252 Views 10 Comments

The rental market in Ireland is largely an amateur business led by small landlords – but, now, with many property-owners in arrears, tenants face an uncertain future, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# planning - Monday 20 May, 2013

Minister pledges clampdown on councils over bad planning decisions
# Planning
# Planning

Minister pledges clampdown on councils over bad planning decisions

May 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,065 Views 41 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan says she will invoke ministerial powers to veto any planning decision which doesn’t conform to policy.