Doctors seek planning refusal for fast-food drive-thru over childhood obesity fears

Doctors seek planning refusal for fast-food drive-thru over childhood obesity fears

Two HSE public health doctors have written to An Bord Pleanála calling on it to refuse planning permission for a drive-thru fast food restaurant in Skerries in north Dublin

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Intel seeks powers to end 'vexatious' objection

Intel seeks powers to end 'vexatious' objection

Intel Ireland has requested An Bord Pleanála to invoke rarely used powers to dismiss what the company claims is the "vexatious" appeal by farmer Thomas Reid against its planned $4bn (€3.6bn) investment in Kildare.

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An Bord Pleanála rejects plans for Kilkenny mosque

An Bord Pleanála rejects plans for Kilkenny mosque

The Islamic community wanted to build on a site at the Hebron Industrial Estate on the edge of Kilkenny city.

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Johnny Ronan lodges plans for €350m residential plan for docklands

Johnny Ronan lodges plans for €350m residential plan for docklands

Developer Johnny Ronan has unveiled plans for a €350m residential development in Dublin’s Docklands.

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Way clear for Intel to get go-ahead for €3.5bn Leixlip facility

Way clear for Intel to get go-ahead for €3.5bn Leixlip facility

The way is now clear for Intel to get the go-ahead for its planned $4bn (€3.53bn) manufacturing fabrication (FAB) facility at its Leixlip plant from Kildare County Council.

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An Taisce planning chief told his AirBnB style plan seriously injures 'internationally significant' building

An Taisce planning chief told his AirBnB style plan seriously injures 'internationally significant' building

The sometime scourge of plans by Trump Doonbeg and other developers has lost out on his own plans to extend the number of Airbnb style studio lettings at his protected Georgian Dublin property.

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Plans to redevelop landmark Kerry hotel deemed excessive

Plans to redevelop landmark Kerry hotel deemed excessive

Plans to redevelop the landmark Cable O’Leary’s, a hotel overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, in the south Kerry Gaeltacht, have been deemed excessive and out of character with the area by An Bord Pleanála after objections by a number of holiday-home owners.

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An Bord Pleanála approves 7,000 houses and 4,500 student beds through fast track scheme

An Bord Pleanála approves 7,000 houses and 4,500 student beds through fast track scheme

More than 7,000 houses and almost 4,500 student beds were approved under the fast-track planning scheme introduced by the government in July 2017.

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Half of planning applications for housing developments granted by end of 2018

Half of planning applications for housing developments granted by end of 2018

27 housing developments were granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanála by the end of 2018, according to its 2018 casework review.

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Diocesan trustees face hefty tax bill after losing appeal over vacant site list

Diocesan trustees face hefty tax bill after losing appeal over vacant site list

The Catholic Church is facing a large tax bill next year after losing an appeal against the inclusion on the vacant sites register of lands it owns at Blackpool in Cork.

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Green light for €40m hotel at Portobello

Green light for €40m hotel at Portobello

A €40 million hotel at Portobello in Dublin has been given the go ahead.

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Alleged bogus objector held up mobile mast work

Alleged bogus objector held up mobile mast work

An alleged bogus objector succeeded in delaying improvements at a telecoms tower in Ballsbridge in Dublin for almost six months.

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Setback for controversial Meath drug centre following An Bord Pleanála ruling

Setback for controversial Meath drug centre following An Bord Pleanála ruling

Plans for a drug rehabilitation in a Meath village by an off-shoot development of the Church of Scientology has received a setback today after An Bord Pleanála ruled saying that it is not exempt from planning permission.

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Cork GAA club put ground plan on hold following objection

Cork GAA club put ground plan on hold following objection

Midleton GAA club has to put its plans to move to new grounds in the town on hold following an objection to the development of new facilities by a local resident.

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Bord Pleanála: Windowless hotel rooms unacceptable

Bord Pleanála: Windowless hotel rooms unacceptable

Hoteliers in Dublin have been advised that converting basement floors to provide windowless bedrooms is not the answer to the city’s shortage of tourist accommodation.

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30-unit housing development rejected over EPA's wastewater treatment concerns

30-unit housing development rejected over EPA's wastewater treatment concerns

Plans for a housing development in Castlemartyr have been rejected because of the inadequacy of wastewater treatment facilities in the East Cork village.

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