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Ireland round-up: Dublin Docklands planning scheme, €100m transport fund boost

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Ireland: 6 December - 12 December, 2014

Launch of key Dublin Docklands planning scheme

Dublin City Council has launched the North Lotts and Grand Canal Dock Planning Scheme - a key step in the implementation of the Docklands Strategic Development Zone (SDZ).

The Planner 

Permission refused for tallest proposed onshore turbines in Ireland

An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for an eleven turbine wind farm in Ardglass, East Cork. The turbines were thought to be the tallest yet proposed for an onshore project in the Republic.

Irish Planning News 

Public transport network to get €100m funds boost as passenger numbers grow

An additional €100m will be invested in the public transport network next year after the government approved extra funding to help improve services.


Bus, Dart, Metro and Luas lines all in shake-up for new airport route

A high-capacity transport system to serve both Dublin airport and north Co Dublin could be paid for using private funding, it has emerged.


Nama backs €450m Docklands development

A US private equity firm and the National Asset Management Agency have applied for planning permission to build an enormous office and apartment complex in Dublin's Docklands providing some 42,500 square metres of office and residential space at 5 Hanover Quay and 76 Sir John Rogerson's Quay  on the Liffey.

Take part in An Bord Pleanála consultation

An Bord Pleanála is upgrading its systems to allow for on-line submission of appeals and other transactions for customers in the future and is seeking feedback from users.

Survey Monkey