Author Archives: Aspects of Planning & Development

Community engagement in Ireland’s planning & appeals process 

Article from Irish Examiner setting out timelines and issues re community input to planning applications and appeals in the case of the Indaver Ringaskiddy incinerator project. Highlights issues in the decision making planning process, especially in relation to projects with … Continue reading

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New tax on undeveloped zoned land in Ireland?

There is a shortage of housing in Ireland, particularly in Dublin.  Few residential developments (estates) have been built during the years of the economic recession.  However, now that the economy is improving and the future looks brighter, the Irish government … Continue reading

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Changing the ‘window’ in Irish Georgian Architecture

A letter in the Irish Times today from Patrick Guinness, President of the Irish Georgian Society, highlighted some of the issues that may be encountered while dating architecture. Mr Guinness’ letter relates to a new government funding intiative trial (The Living City … Continue reading

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