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D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 29/09/14 – 10/10/14

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 29/09/14 – 10/41/14   There have been a number of important applications and decisions in the last two weeks of planning proposals. The old Crumlin swimming pool (incidentally where I learned to swim and spent many a happy time) has been closed for the last... 

Dublin 8- At the Tipping Point?

Dublin 8- At the Tipping Point? Back before the bottom fell out of the boom there were certain things that appeared certain. We were all rich, we were set to get richer and Temple Bar would gradually spread south past Christ Church and on up through Thomas and James street. And while the area could... 

A Garden Story – Fatima’s Geodesic Dome

A Garden Story – Fatima’s Geodesic Dome It was back in 2011 when the Rialto community group ‘ Back of the pipes’ first started talking about the empty field. It sat, unused at the end of Reuban Street and in its day had gone from being block E of Fatima Mansions to an empty rubble... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 01/09/14 – 12/09/14

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 01/09/14 – 12/09/14 Below are the planning proposals for the last two weeks, most notable are large scale apartment developments in Blackpitts.   AREA 2 01/09/14 – 07/09/14   COMMERCIAL:   Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 3322/14 Application... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 18/08/14 – 29/08/14

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 18/08/14 – 29/08/14 Not a huge amount of development news for the last two weeks.   Guinness has been granted permission to construct a new roasting building on their premises on Victoria Quay.   The long time planned development at the site of the rehearsal... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 11/08/14

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 11/08/14   The big news in this week’s planning updates is that the Office of Public Works have submitted for planning permission for the conversion of Kilmainham Courthouse into a museum.  The courthouse has been disused since July 2008.  The... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 04/08/14

Ushers’ Quay This week’s planning proposals sees the Dublin City Council requesting more information about a proposed 11 new apartments in a development that will see the large shed demolished on Ushers’ Quay.  In the broader context, this development should be considered as part of the increasing... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 28/07/14 to 01/08/14

Mount Argus   A major residential development for Mount Argus has been granted permission after originally being refused. The decision, which was successfully appealed this week will see the change of use, alterations and extension of an existing former monastery and detached outbuilding (c.4,085sq.m... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 21/07/14 to 25/07/14

No major decisions in this week’s Dublin 8 planning applications to the council.  Four social housing exemption certificates were applied for with the council. The law states that residential developments of four housing units or less, or on a site of an area of 0.1 hectares or less may be exempt... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 11/07/14 to 18/07/14

Credit to Property.ie  In this week’s planning proposals, permission is being sought for a small apartment development on New Row in Blackpitts.  There was one social housing exemption certificate granted this week.   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL: Area Area 2 – South Central Application... 

Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 30/06/14 to 11/07/14

Image credit to Hugh Blake This week’s planning proposals also contains the previous week’s covering the period of 30/06/14 to 11/07/14.  We apologise for the inconvenience of its absence last week.   Planning for the building that currently houses a rehearsal studio on James’ Street has... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 24/06/14

Planning permission has been sought for the demolishing of 2 tower blocks as part of the Dolphin’s Barn redevelopment and the building of 100 new housing units. This is of course big news for the area. In other big residential property news, planning permission for the massive development at Clancy... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 17/06/14

This weeks planning contains the permission for the new Department of Social Protection Building in Cork Street.   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL:   Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 2116/09/x1 Application Type Extension of Duration of Permission Applicant Mr. Vincent Keary Location 10,... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 01/06/14

Due to some confusion on our end we are putting last week’s planning permission a little late. The major news this week is that permission as been sought for the second part of the rather large development that is the Hueston Quarter. This will see more retail space, a gym, “a cultural space”,... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 31/05/14

Two stories of note in this week’s planning permission, firstly, the Dublin Whiskey Company is reapplying for permission, the details of their application for their new distillery on Mill Street are immediately below and do not necessitate further summary.  Secondly, it would appear the major development... 

Dublin 8’s South West Side – The City’s New Bohemian Quarter

Bohemian, the term is used synonymously with risqué cultural expressions, avant-garde galleries and cafes, the undercurrent and perhaps reaction to, mainstream culture.  The term is seldom used derisively and often seen as a positive, to be Bohemian is to be daring!  The strict definition of the... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 18/05/14

A rather large development for the Vicar Street venue on Thomas Street has applied for an extension of duration of permission. At the rear of Vicar Street’s music venue, a new 8 storey hotel is proposed.  The hotel developed will contain up to 194 bedrooms, a bar and restaurant and creative artist... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 12/05/14

This week’s Planning Decisions   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL:     Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 2295/14 Application Type Permission Applicant Katarzyna Czarkowska Location Quadrant House, Chapelizod Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20 Proposal The development... 

Liberties FC Leinster Football League Premier Champions!

  Liberties FC are the Leinster Football League Saturday Premier Division! Liberties FC 1 – 1 Sallynoggin   The bottom line is we got the point we needed to clinch the Leinster Football League Saturday Premier Division title in our first year! An incredible achievement by every single... 

Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 05/05/14

  No huge developments this week, except a residential complex was denied permission beside Mount Argus Church.  In other planning related news, however, is the moving of the Thomas Street Welfare Office to Cork Street.  We will keep you posted as we find out more from the DCC and also a thanks... 
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