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10/06/2016

Ireland round-up: Coveney says fast-track planning is needed to solve Ireland's housing crisis; Moore Street complex planning approval set to be extended

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Ireland" 4 June-10 June, 2016

Coveney says fast-track planning is needed to solve Ireland's housing crisis

Ireland's housing and planning minister Simon Coveney insisted this week that responding to the housing crisis would require fast-track planning.

The Planner

Moore Street complex planning approval set to be extended

The developers behind the €1.25 billion Dublin Central shopping complex have requested a seven-year extension to planning permission for the scheme, which includes the demolition of most of the east side of Moore Street.

Irish Times

Hawkins House to make way for €50m redevelopment

Plans for the demolition of Hawkins House, Apollo House and the Long Stone pub, to enable the construction of an office scheme up to 48 metres tall, have been lodged with Dublin City Council.

Irish Times

Temple Bar Airbnb apartment needs planning permission

Owners of an apartment in Dublin’s Temple Bar, listed on holiday accommodation website Airbnb, must have planning permission to use the property for short-term letting, Dublin City Council has ruled.

Irish Times

BAM seeks to build residence for 300 students in Dublin

BAM Property is proposing to develop a 300-bed student accommodation block in Dublin’s south inner city on the same site where it is building a 200-bedroom hotel, reportedly with the financial backing of Denis O’Brien.

Irish Times

Plans lodged for 10-storey extension to Radisson Blu

The owner of the four-star Radisson Blu hotel at Golden Lane in Dublin plans to add a 10-storey extension that includes 103 additional bedrooms.

Irish Independent 

Sale of 4,900 acres to fuel debate about wind energy in Dublin

Concern over potential wind farm development in the Dublin mountains has been reignited with the pending sale of nearly 2,000 hectares of land along the Dublin-Wicklow border.

Irish Times

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