An Bord Pleanála
Location : 47 Ailesbury Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 (protected structure). Proposed development : change of use from dwelling to embassy and all ancillary site works. Applicant : Mr and Mrs Kelly. Appellant(s): John Crowe, Margaret Crowe.
Location : Liscannor townland, Liscannor, Co Clare. Proposed development : park and ride facility to service the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre. Applicant : Atlantis Development Limited. Appellant(s): Residents of Liscannor.
Location : Coogyulla, Doolin, Co Clare. Proposed development : park and ride facility to service the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre. Applicant : Atlantis Development Limited. Appellant(s): Residents of Doolin.
Location : Main Street, Liscannor, Co Clare. Proposed development : mixed-use development consisting of alterations, upgrading and extensions to Egans pub and Joseph McHugh including a hostel, five apartments, four retail/commercial units and site works. Applicant : Atlantis Development Limited. Appellant(s): Residents of Liscannor.
Location : Bank Place, Rutland Street, Ellen Street, Michael Street, Patrick Street, Limerick. Proposed development: construct a shopping centre with street mall, car-parking and site works. Applicant : Regeneration Developments Limited. Appellant(s): Irish Georgian Society.
DECISION TO GRANT
Location : Thorndale House, Convent Road, Delgany, Co Wicklow. Proposed development : erect 29 houses, revised entrance/access road and associated road improvements. Ten duplex units with pedestrian entrance onto proposed Delgany Bypass. Applicant : James Gallagher (with conditions).
DECISION TO REFUSE
Location : Blackglen Road and Woodside Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18. Proposed development : erect 180 residential units, crèche, new entrance onto Blackglen Road and all associated site works. Applicant : Tudor Homes Limited.
Location : Seefin, Birr, Co Offaly. Proposed development : erect 185 residential units with a crèche. Applicant : Michael McGlynn.
Location : Scalaheen and Collegeland townlands, Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary. Proposed development : construct 244 residential units with a crèche, car-parking and associated site works. Applicant: Fachtna Crowley.
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown
Location : junction of Adelaide Road and Eden Road Lower, Glasthule, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Proposed development : demolish disused school building and construct a new neo-classical style residential building comprising three storeys and containing 13 apartments (six one-bedroom and seven two-bedroom units); provision of 20 car-parking spaces, landscaping and site works. Applicant : Maria Sweeney.
DECISION TO GRANT
Location : Clonbur, off the junction of Torquay Road and Westminster Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18. Proposed development : demolish house and construct a mixed-use development consisting of 11 apartments, office unit and retail unit, provision of 33 car-parking spaces, landscaping and site works. The development will consist of one L-shaped structure of three and four storeys. Applicant : Michael McNamara.
Dublin City Council
Location : The Faculty Building, Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Proposed development : demolish existing six-storey office building and construct an office building of between five and eight storeys. The overall total building height proposed, to include the lower ground floor level, is nine storeys and the development comprises a total gross floor area of 9,952sq m (107,122sq ft). Provision of 50 car-parking spaces at basement level, associated site works and landscaping. Applicant : Kirmburn Limited.
Location : 24 Hill Street, Dublin 1 (protected structure). Proposed development : construct a four-storey mixed-use development consisting of office use, retail use and residential use. Applicant : Angela Farrell.
DECISION TO GRANT
Location : rear of 136/139 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2 facing onto Rogers Lane (protected structure). Proposed development : five-storey mixed-use over basement scheme. To include: demolish single storey office building on site; construct basement of 446sq m (4,801sq ft) comprising plant rooms and eight car-parking spaces; ground floor level comprising financial institute use, entrance foyer, lift core and stairs; external yard containing bicycle parking area, bin store; financial institute use at first floor; office use at second and third floors; medical consultancy use at fourth floor. Applicant : Frank Quinn and Michael Quinn.
Location : Cremore Clinic, 66 Ballygall Road East, Dublin 11. Proposed development: single storey extension to the rear of existing surgery consisting of five additional surgeries, operating theatre, office and staff room/tea point. Applicant : Cremore Clinic, Dr N OFarrell.
Location : Regency Airport Hotel, Swords Road, Dublin 9. Proposed development : construct an apartment block on the site of the seasons restaurant and car-parking to the front of the main hotel building ranging in height from four to eight storeys and will consist of a total of 69 units (nine one-beds, three two-bed duplex units, 44 two-bed units and 13 three-bed units); provision of 100 car-parking spaces at basement level and nine surface spaces; associated landscaping and site works. Applicant : Niall Molloy.
Location : the National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 (protected structure). Proposed development : removal of the existing timber lobby; construct a new glass draught lobby which will have an area of 6sq m (65sq ft) and a height of 4.7m; location of a keypad to allow for disabled access on the exterior wall and another on a post adjacent to the new draught lobby within the main entrance hall. Applicant : Minister for Arts, Sports Tourism, Department of Arts, Sports Tourism.
Location : to the rear of Cleary's public house, 51/53 Sarsfield Road, Inchicore, Dublin 10 (protected structure). Proposed development : six three-bed houses of two to three storeys. Applicant : David Farrelly.
Location : development area 7, St Helens, Adamstown SDZ, Co Dublin. Proposed development : residential development consisting of 404 dwelling units in eight four to seven-storey blocks forming phase two of an overall development at development area seven. The proposed development comprises 42 one-beds, 282 two-beds, 18 three-beds, 29 two-bed duplexes and 33 three-bed duplex units. Provision of 606 car-parking spaces (192 at surface level and 414 at basement level). The development will take place within the boundaries of Adamstown Strategic Development Zone as defined by statutory instrument No 272 of 2001, all at lands measuring approximately 4.2 hectares and bounded generally by phase one of St Helens and Adamstown Boulevard to the west, Adamstown Way to the south and Tandys Lane to the north in the townlands of Finnstown and Adamstown, Lucan, Co Dublin. Applicant : Maplewood Developments.
Location : 52-58 inclusive Church Street and Tennis Court Lane, Skerries, Co Dublin. Proposed development : demolish 52, 53, 54A, 55, 56, 57, 57A and 58 Church Street with the retention of the brick façade at 55 Church Street and construct a mixed-use retail and residential development comprising a two-level underground car-park with 360 spaces; ground floor retail along with pedestrian mall, and staff accommodation. The residential areas will comprise of 66 apartments (15 one-beds, 44 two-beds and seven three-bed units). Applicant : Moriarty Foodmarkets Limited.
Location : Marian House, Loreto Convent, Convent Lane, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Proposed development: extension and alteration of Marian House (protected structure) and change of use from a school-related use to residential use comprising a total of 14 apartments (one one-bed, 10 two-beds and three three-bed units). The development would include demolishing a 1980s changing room structure and re-opening an established access off Convent Lane. Applicant : The Loreto Institute.
Location : Hamlet Lane, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Proposed development : removal of existing dwelling for 16 apartments in two blocks each comprising four two-bed units at garden level with four three-bed duplex units over. Modifications to existing entrance and stone wall and all site works. Applicant : Sands, K.
DECISION TO GRANT
Location : Beaverstown Road, Donabate, Co Dublin. Proposed development : five five-bed detached houses and one three-bed detached house. Applicant : Tom Kealy.
DECISION TO REFUSE
Location : 51 to 55 Dublin Street, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Proposed development : demolish 51 to 55 Dublin Street and construct an underground car-park for 31 cars and 20 bicycles with a four-storey block facing west onto Vauxhall Street and comprising nine two-bed apartments and an internal landscaped podium garden. A mixed-use five-storey block to be constructed to the east of the site consisting of two apartments, three retail units and office reception area on the ground floor and three floors of offices and consultant rooms. Applicant : CMC Developments Limited.
Wicklow County Council
Location : on a 1.2-hectare site to the south-west portion of the overall landholding (19.86 hectares) at the Dublin Oak Academy, Kilcroney House, Kilcroney Road, Co Wicklow. Proposed development: two-storey Novitiate building of 2,335sq m (25,134sq ft) and comprising of 36 bedrooms and auxiliary rooms (offices, livingrooms, diningroom, chapel, library and meeting room); the provision of an internal distribution road to serve the proposed Novitiate, to link to the existing internal access road leading from Kilcroney Road; eight car-parking spaces, associated landscaping and site development works. Applicant : Legionaries of Christ.
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