Drumcondra – permission granted by An Bord Pleanala for “Respond” development on Grace Park Road

An Bord Pleanala has just rejected the appeal against the proposed “Respond” development on Grace Park Road (against the advice of its own Inspector) albeit with some changes incorporated including: Elimination of Blocks A and B Reduction in Block 5 by 2 storeys Relevant reports from An Bord Pleanala are included below:

Press Release – Public Register needed for Derelict Sites Offenders

Wednesday, November 17th 2010  Fine Gael Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí has called for a Public Register of information on outstanding Derelict Sites levies in Dublin City to be created.  The Councillor’s call comes on foot of a question he asked the City Manager at last month’s Council meeting, seeking details in relation to unpaid derelict […]

Fairview – Derelict Site Levies @ 18 Fairview Avenue Lower

Question to City Manager               City Council Meeting 01/11/2010 Q85.    COUNCILLOR NAOISE O’MUIRI Can the Manager please provide me with the following details in relation to the unpaid derelict sites levies pertaining to 18 Fairview Avenue Lower: – The name of the entity from whom the levies are due – A breakdown of the amounts due for […]

NAMA needs to cop-on and play ball with City Council – FG

Monday, November 8th 2010 FG Fine Gael Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí today (Monday) hit out at the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) after it refused to meet with a Dublin City Council policy committee. “The Chairman of NAMA, Mr. Frank Daly, wrote to the Economic, Planning and International Affairs Strategic Policy Committee declining an invitation […]

Update on rezoning of the Artane Band Hall site

There has been quite a bit of concern about this locally so I raised the matter with the Area Manager. The Manager confirmed that a request WAS received but that it was not progressed – see below… DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL – NORTH CENTRAL AREA COMMITTEE 20th September, 2010 4053.    Motion in the name of Councillor […]

Marino – Philipsburgh Avenue Update

I was contacted by the local residents association RE some planning concerns regarding the fast-food outlet operating on Philipsburgh Avenue – the follow-up/response from Planning Enforcement is detailed below. Question to City Manager             City Council Meeting 06/09/2010 Q126.            COUNCILLOR NAOISE O’MUIRI Can the Manager ask Planning Enforcement to follow up on the following issues […]

Newsflash – Update on St Pauls Swimming Pool Site

On the 19th of August Dublin City Council issued a request to MKN Developments to respond on a whole range of issues under 10 separate headings as follows: Additional Information Request for Sybil Hill  The applicant had up to 6 months to respond to this request, otherwise the application becomes invalid. If DCC receive a response then […]