Planning

STATEMENT ON PELLETSTOWN ETNS

5 February 2020

Please find below a joint statement with Cllr Marie Sherlock on Pelletstown Educate Together. Department of Education seeking to pass the buck for own failings In recent days, we have been made aware that the Department of Education has attributed blame to Dublin City Council for the delay in sourcing temporary alternative accommodation for the … Continue reading Statement on Pelletstown ETNS

ROYAL CANAL PARK SHD

28 January 2020

After inspecting the design of the Royal Canal Park Phase 4 SHD, and working with Local Councillor Marie Sherlock (Cabra-Glasnevin), I have made a submission in writing to An Bord Pleanála. This can be read below. Observation to appeal Re: PL29N.306167   Royal Canal Park Phase 4  An Bord Pleanála,  Marlborough Street,  Dublin 1  1 Dear Sir / Madam,  We are … Continue reading Royal Canal Park SHD

DECISION TO ALLOW CO LIVING DEVELOPMENT DISMANTLES RESPONSIBLE PLANNING

8 January 2020

Decision to Allow Co Living Development Dismantles Responsible Planning and Promotes Substandard Housing Decision Caused by Minister Murphy’s New Planning Rules Which Facilitate Developers Joan Burton TD criticised the decision of An Bord Pleanála today to allow a large-scale co-living development on the site of Brady’s Pub, Castleknock: ‘This decision is the sad outcome of the new … Continue reading Decision To Allow Co Living Development Dismantles Responsible Planning

SUBMISSION ON BALROY HOUSE

6 January 2020

Glenveagh Homes have recently submitted an application for the site at Balroy House on the Carpenterstown Road. After inspecting the application, and working with Local Councillor John Walsh (Castleknock), I have made a submission in writing to An Bord Pleanála, and this can be read below. This application was also discussed by the Fingal County … Continue reading Submission on Balroy House

BALROY HOUSE APPLICATION

12 December 2019

Glenveagh Homes have recently submitted an application for the site at Balroy House on the Carpenterstown Road. This application was discussed by the Fingal County Council Area Committee for Dublin 15 on 5 December. The following motion was proposed by Labour Party Councillor John Walsh, and was agreed by the Area Committee and will be … Continue reading Balroy House Application

SUBMISSION ON CO-LIVING DEVELOPMENT AT BRADY’S PUB

21 October 2019

I will be calling for the rejection of the proposed co-living development at Brady’s Pub. I have huge concerns that the Government is encouraging the development of hostel/dormitory style accommodation for people in their mid-20s and 30s, at extortionate rents, thus limiting their capacity to buy an affordable home in the future. Co-living developments simply … Continue reading Submission on Co-Living Development at Brady’s Pub

SUB-STANDARD CO-LIVING DEVELOPMENT AT BRADY’S PUB SHOULD BE REJECTED

24 September 2019

I will be calling for the rejection of the proposed co-living development at Brady’s Pub by An Bord Pleanála. This site already has permission from Fingal Council and An Bord Pleanála for a substantial number of apartments, but instead the developer wants to squeeze in 210 bed spaces with a new proposal to An Bord … Continue reading Sub-Standard Co-Living Development at Brady’s Pub Should Be Rejected

BARNHILL LOCAL AREA PLAN SUBMISSION

20 December 2018

Introduction: The proposed Barnhill/Barberstown development is situated at on the edge of the green belt area between Clonsilla, Dublin 15 and Lucan. It is important therefore, that as the area develops the council should take the maximum opportunity to implement a green, environmentally friendly approach. In particular the proposed housing development should ensure a green … Continue reading Barnhill Local Area Plan Submission

PLANNING UPDATE ALLENDALE SQUARE

25 August 2016

The Planners in the County Council have requested “Additional Information” (revised plans) requesting the following changes: The Developer is requested to submit details verifying right of way through Allendale Square or alternatively a letter of consent from the Owners Management Company in Allendale Square consenting to access to the site. This was not provided for … Continue reading PLANNING UPDATE ALLENDALE SQUARE

PLANNING UPDATE CARPENTERSTOWN

25 August 2016

I received queries from residents about the decision by the County Council to refuse planning permission for a mixed development of houses and apartments on the site between Riverwood and the Porterstown Road bridge over the train line.   The reasons for the refusal are as follows:   INSUFFICENT PARKING The developer had been asked … Continue reading PLANNING UPDATE CARPENTERSTOWN