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Update On St James’s Gate Guinness Quarter

Update On St James’s Gate Guinness Quarter – Craig O Reilly surmarises the new massive Guinness Development Ballymore has lodged a planning application for the new Guinness Quarter development at St James’s Gate. Since the announcement back in 2017, Ballymore have been working with Diageo... 

Pear Tree Crossing Development at Digital Campus

Pear Tree Crossing Development at Digital Campus The LDA has released a new vision document for their housing development Pear Tree Crossing in Dublin 8. They will create a masterplan for the site of the Digital Hub Development Agency Campus and other surrounding lands. The site is around 9.2 acres,... 

New Bridgefoot Street Park Finally Opens!

New Bridgefoot Street Park Finally Opens! – Craig O Reilly and Stephen Davis bring us the news from the opening After facing uncertainty and setbacks during the pandemic, Bridgefoot Park finally opened to the public this week. Plans were put in motion four years ago to create an amenity for residents... 

New Housing Development For Inchicore Works

New Housing Development For Inchicore Works – In this article, Craig O Reilly discusses the new housing development planned for Inchicore Works as part of their “Housing For All” Plan The Governments Housing For All plan is set to include the largest ever transfer of state land for... 

All That Remains Is The Name…

All That Remains Is The Name… – In this article, Stephen Davis brings us to date with the Tivoli development The Tivoli Theatre exists only as a name and in the memories of Dubliners with the completion of the new Tivoli Square aparthotel complex in the heart of the Liberties. The €70... 

Guinness Quarter Development

Guinness Quarter Development – Craig O Reilly looks at the plans Public consultation has been underway for Diageo’s regeneration of St James’s Gate. For the upcoming Guinness Quarter, Diageo have partnered with Ballymore to create a neighbourhood centered around residential living, entrepreneurship,... 

Dublin 8 voted one of the best neighbourhoods Inbox

Dublin 8 Voted One Of The Best Neighbourhoods – As if you didn’t know already, Craig has more… Timeout has listed Dublin 8 as the fifteenth coolest neighbourhood in the world, topping the list of Irish hangouts (in fact it was the ONLY Irish destination that managed to place on... 

Magazine Fort To Be Developed As A Tourist Attraction

Magazine Fort To Be Developed As A Tourist Attraction – Stephen Davis as the news about the new development   “Now’s here’s a proof of Irish sense Here Irish wit is seen When nothing’s left that’s worth defence We built a Magazine” Jonathan Swift It has been announced... 

Dublin City Council Weekly Planning List 38/21 (20/09/2021-24/09/2021)

  Dublin City Council Weekly Planning List 38/21 (20/09/2021-24/09/2021) All applications received will be considered by the Planning Authority to determine their validity in accordance with Planning and Development Regulations 2001.  Any application pending validation listed hereunder, and subsequently... 

Locals Left Shocked as Fire Destroys Youth Club

Locals Left Shocked as Fire Destroys Youth Club – Shane Adlum reports on a fire that has ravaged a local youth club Residents have been left devastated and sickened by senseless act of vandalism. On Friday night, 2nd of July, the Ring Street youth and community club was the victim of a mindless... 

Preparations Continue For Kilmainham Gig

Preparations Continue For Kilmainham Gig – First concert in the Republic since the pandemic began! Despite growing speculation of a slowdown of easing of restrictions, preparations continue in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for the first pilot concert since the Covid pandemic began in the Republic.... 

Fire in Vicar Street Area

Fire in Vicar Street Area There was a fire in the early afternoon in the Vicar Street area today.  It is unconfirmed whether it was the venue itself or a neighbouring building that caught fire, though early images suggest firefighters are working on the Vicar Street venue building.  The fire seems... 

Five Million Euro for Restoration of Dublin City Council Flats.

Five million Euro for restoration of Dublin City Council flats. The Department of Housing and the County Council announced Wednesday that €5 million has been put aside for the restoration of 100 derelict flats before the end of 2021. The flats include ones located at Pearse House, Oliver Bond House... 

Dublin’s Digital Hub to Close by June 2022

Dublin’s Digital Hub to Close by June 2022 – Shane Adlum covers the shock closure of a modern Dublin Intuition  The Land Development Agency (LDA) are set to take ownership from the Digital Hub Development Agency (DHDA) and redevelop the site into social and affordable housing. The Hub in the... 

Well Done Sean McKeon!

Well Done Sean McKeon! – Local Youth Wows At Dart Tournament! Fantastic weekend for local darts player aficionado Sean McKeon at the JDC Q School. He has played 10 darts matches, Won 6, and Lost 4 legs for 33 legs against 23, which qualified him for a tour card. Sean has qualified for the... 

Weekly Planning List 18/21 (04/05/2021-07/05/2021)

Weekly Planning List 18/21 (04/05/2021-07/05/2021) All applications received will be considered by the Planning Authority to determine their validity in accordance with Planning and Development Regulations 2001. Any application pending validation listed hereunder, and subsequently declared to be invalid,... 

Smart D8 project

Smart D8 project – Dublin 8 to be become more technology integrated? Craig O Reilly has more… A new initiative for Dublin 8 is set to launch in January 2021. Smart D8 aims to improve health and well-being for the community by using technology to better target resources and improve services.... 

Plan for a St James Linear Park Published

New Masterplan for a St James to Suir Road linear park published – Craig discusses the new exciting plans for the Bulfin/Rialto/Hybrasil Park Ait Urbanism and Landscape artists have been appointed by Dublin Parks, Biodiversity and Landscape Services to perform an assessment of St James linier... 

Inchicore to see Development as a Historical Military Quarter

  Inchicore to see Development as a Historical Military Quarter – In this detailed articled, Craig O Reilly outlines the new development plans for Kilmainham and Inchicore as both a tourist and recreational centre of the city A new report Commissioned by the Department of Housing, Planning... 

Weekly Planning List 08/20 (17/02/2020-21/02/2020)

Weekly Planning List 08/20 (17/02/2020-21/02/2020) – The most recent planning list for the Dublin 8 area All applications received will be considered by the Planning Authority to determine their validity in accordance with Planning and Development Regulations 2001.  Any application pending validation... 
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