A controversial development in the fishing village of Howth in Dublin has been given planning permission by An Bord Pleanála. The decision will see the construction of 164 apartments on a site overlooking Howth harbour and the surrounding coastline, and close to the village centre and the nearby Martello Tower. Local residents had objected to the plan citing concerns including local subsidence. The application was brought by developer Crekav, which recently had separate plans for a development beside St Anne’s Park in nearby Raheny overturned following judicial review proceedings.
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