Week 2 Planning Applications

This week there are six commercial and zero domestic applications for planning permission in Dublin Central. Some applications to note as follows: Proposed development 39-41A Dorset Street Lower includes the construction of a retail and student accommodation development comprising of a part-three to part-four storey building onto Dorset Street Lower, and a part-four to part-six…

Decision to build on pauper’s graves should be overturned.

Mary is publishing HERE the records of more than 3,000 paupers buried in Glasnevin Cemetery and calling on An Bord Pleanala to respect these people, to overturn the planning permission granted by Dublin City Council and for the Government to withhold funding for any desecration of this burial site. Today is last day for observations…

Cabra Hills NEW Planning Application

An application for a Strategic Housing Development was lodged on 19/12/2017 with An Bord Pleanala for the former CIE Lands and 2-4 Carnlough Road, Dublin 7.    Permission is being sought for the construction of 420 residential units, a neighbourhood centre with supermarket, off licence, café, office, community centre, creche and parking spaces to be…

Phibsborough redevelopment

As a City Councillor 2004-2014 Mary worked to achieve regeneration of Phibsborough through the establishment of a statutory Local Area Plan.   Mary supports the redevelopment of the Phibsborough Shopping Centre and wants any new development to regenerate the neglected urban village into a vibrant urban community. On October 26th, 2017 Dublin City Council informed Mary that…

Burial grounds should be respected

The Glasnevin Trust recently re-applied for planning permission to construct a chapel and car park on burial grounds in St Pauls Cemetery Glasnevin.   Mary objected to the application and called on Dublin City Council to refuse permission for the following reasons: The proposal to build any structure or carpark on the graves of over 3000…

Week 38 Dublin Central Planning Applications

This week there have been eight commercial and three domestic applications for planning permission in Dublin Central. Some applications to note are as follows: Mater Misericordiae University Hospital have applied for a Treatment Plant and associated infrastructure to treat waste and wastewater. The facility will treat both hazardous and non-hazardous waste and wastewater generated onsite…

Planning Application Week 23

This week there have been six commercial and two domestic applications for planning permission in Dublin Central. Some applications to note are as follows: Railtours Ireland have applied for planning permission for a new building that will provide eleven hotel bedrooms on Amiens Street. Melonmount Ltd have applied for a new eight storey, 249-bedroom hotel…

Planning Applications Weeks 19-22

Applications regarding several significant developments have been lodged in the past few weeks. Several applications refer to student accommodation as well as to tourism accommodation. Please see some applications of note detailed below. Number of commercial applications: 37 Number of domestic applications: 8 Permission is sought to enlarge the Maldron Hotel on Dorset Street. This…

Phibsborough Shopping Centre

The proposed re-development of Phibsborough Shopping Centre is a once in a lifetime opportunity to regenerate the run-down and neglected Phibsborough village into a vibrant urban community. Unfortunately the recent disappointing planning application for re-development of the Phibsborough Shopping Centre falls far short of what is required to foster a stable urban community and should be…

2017 Weeks 11-14 Planning Applications

There were twenty six commercial and seven domestic applications for planning permission in Dublin Central over the past few weeks.  Some highlights include: Proposed building of 6 storey apartment block with 48 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom apartments with basement parking at 1 A/C Shamrock Place, Dublin 1. Proposed construction of a 63 bedroom hotel at…