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Planning Permission Week 33/16 Dates 08/08 to 12/08/2016

AREA 2 COMMERCIAL:       Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 3063/16 Application Type Permission Applicant Davian Investments Ltd. Location Block B, Brabazon Court, Cork Street, Dublin 8 Proposal Change of use of basement (276 sq.m) and ground floor (312.8 sq.m)... 

Plans That Never Were & Plans That Are

Plans That Never Were & Plans That Are The Irish Government, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and MediaLab Europe were the bodies back in 1999 who came together to initiate the Digital Hub Project. This was to be put in place as part of the Local Area Plan (LAP) for the regeneration of... 

Goodbye to Theresa’s

Goodbye to Theresa’s  It has been on the cards for so long, shelved, promised, and shelved again but finally, the St Theresa Gardens regeneration project has begun with the demolition of the flats, a process they expect top finish by the end of the second week of March. I spent a lot of my... 

Demolition of flats at St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin 8 begins

Credit to the Tallaght Photographiy Society member – Ray Mallon Demolition of flats at St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin 8 begins St Teresa’s Gardens, beside the Coombe Maternity Hospital is going to be demolished due to a €12.5 million Dublin City Council social housing regeneration scheme. ... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 02/02/15 – 06/02/15

  The planning permission updates for the period 02/02/15 – 06/02/15     COMMERCIAL:   Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 2151/15 Application Type Permission Applicant Como Properties Co LTD Location 75-78 Cork Street, Dublin 8 Proposal Mixed use development... 

A Living City – Living With What?

A Living City – Living with what?   In this article, Eoghan Brunkard discusses the “Living City Initiative”, its positives, its negatives.  Since 2012, the Government has proposed a tax incentivising scheme to rejuvenate some of the State’s city centres in the guise of the “Living... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 12/01/15 – 26/01/15

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 12/01/15 – 26/01/15   The news in this month’s planning applications. The Solid Rock Church of God has resubmitted for permission to build a religious community centre in Goldenbridge Industrial Park off Tyrconnell Road.  The plan will see the conversion... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 19/12/14 – 09/01/15

(The Bank of Ireland in Inchicore Village is to be converted into retail/residential units) Due to the Christmas Break, we have four weeks of planning proposals for your perusal this week. Don’t get too excited! Among the big submissions this time are the following: The Hueston South Quarter development... 

Iveagh Markets from Jurassic Park to Convent Garden?

  (Image Credit Irish Times)  Iveagh Markets from Jurassic Park to Convent Garden? In this article Eoghan Brunkard talks about the proposals for the rejuvenation of the Iveagh Markets The Iveagh Markets have long resembled a set from Jurassic Park, covered with weeds, plants and well, ivy (no... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 24/11/14 – 12/12/14

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 24/11/14 – 12/12/14   Eoghan Brunkard takes us through the last three weeks of planning permissions.   Due to the Christmas Break and the rush of work that always entails, this planning permission article encloses the last three weeks.   First up, the student... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 10/11/14 – 21/11/14

Site of new proposed student accommodation on Cork Street D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 10/11/14 – 21/11/14  The Alltech Micro Distillery, which is hoping to develop on the St James’ Church of Ireland site has provided additional information to the DCC on its proposed plans.  The site... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 27/10/14 – 07/11/14

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 27/10/14 – 07/11/14 In this bi-monthly planning update, proposals include two major residential developments, a student accommodation complex, a science laboratory and a HSE Primary Care Centre.   In the Brickfield Lane/Cork Street, a large two site development... 

Dublin’s Housing Bubble

Dublin’s Housing Bubble In this article, Eoghan Brunkard discusses rising rents and property prices following the release of Daft.ie’s quarterly report.  The Government/Local Authorities approach to the problem are discussed as are alternatives.  Is Ireland and more Specifically Dublin... 

D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 13/10/14 – 24/10/14

      D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 13/10/14 – 24/10/14 All the planning updates for the Dublin 8 area for the last two weeks    13/10/14 – 17/10/14   AREA 2   COMMERCIAL:   Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 3232/14 Application Type Permission Applicant Bernard... 

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... 

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 15/09/14 – 19/09/14

Children from the Multi – Denominational school in Griffith Barracks  D8 Planning Updates – Week Starting 15/09/14 – 19/09/14 IN this week’s planning applications, there are three proposals of note.  A new office block will be built on the site of 32 -36 Thomas Street (beside “Plus... 

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... 
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