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Irish Tech Firm Uses Virtual Reality to Transform the Way New Developments are Presented to the Public

    Irish Tech Firm Uses Virtual Reality to Transform the Way New Developments are Presented to the Public

A major innovation introduced by an Irish visualisation company is set to transform the way proposers of projects, such as wind farms, engage with local communities and stakeholders. Innovision, which

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Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020

    Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020

The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has announced the winners of the 2020 Planning Awards. Limerick City and County Council’s ‘Living Georgian City Strategy’ project was declared winner of the overall

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Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

    Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the expert speakers for its National Conference, with former Irish Rugby head coach, Joe Schmidt, to deliver the keynote address. The future

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National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin

    National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin

The annual National Construction Summit is being held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020 at a new venue – the National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin. Incorporating a number of

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Ballymore Receives Planning Approval For 741 Residential Units at Connolly Quarter Development in Dublin

    Ballymore Receives Planning Approval For 741 Residential Units at Connolly Quarter Development in Dublin

Ballymore, the international property development company, and its development partner, Oxley Holdings, have received planning approval for 741 residential homes at their Connolly Quarter development adjacent to Connolly Railway Station

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CIF Proposes Actions For the Next Government

    CIF Proposes Actions For the Next Government

Any future Government will require a thriving and dynamic construction industry to deliver any promises made during the election, according to the CIF. The reality is that the Irish society

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SHD Planning Permission Granted For 426 New Homes at Farrankelly, Delgany, County Wicklow

    SHD Planning Permission Granted For 426 New Homes at Farrankelly, Delgany, County Wicklow

Cairn Homes is continuing its busy start to 2020 with news that full planning permission has been granted by An Bord Pleanála for the company’s strategic housing development at Farrankelly,

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Masterplan For Major Limerick City Centre Development

    Masterplan For Major Limerick City Centre Development

The Land Development Agency (LDA), Limerick City and County Council (LCCC), the HSE and CIÉ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the creation and implementation of a master-plan for

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New President For Irish Planning Institute

    New President For Irish Planning Institute

Dr Conor Norton MIPI (pictured) has been elected President of the Irish Planning Institute (IPI) for 2020 and 2021. The IPI is the all-island body for professional planners engaged in physical, spatial

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Cairn Homes Receives Planning Approval For County Dublin Housing Development

    Cairn Homes Receives Planning Approval For County Dublin Housing Development

Full planning permission has been granted by An Bord Pleanála for Cairn Homes’ 380 unit strategic housing scheme at Newcastle, County Dublin. The site is located to the south of

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Value of the Local Environment For Health and Wellbeing – Planning Implications

    Value of the Local Environment For Health and Wellbeing – Planning Implications

Researchers from the ESRI, UCD, NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin will discuss how a high-quality local environment can improve health and wellbeing at a Conference being held at ESRI,

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Esprit Investments Applies For Planning Permission For Mixed Office, Retail and Residential Development in Dublin 2

    Esprit Investments Applies For Planning Permission For Mixed Office, Retail and Residential Development in Dublin 2

Esprit Investments Ltd has applied for planning permission to develop a derelict site in Dublin 2. The site borders Brunswick Villas, Shaw Street, Townsend Street and Spring Garden Lane and

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Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

    Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland has submitted its application for Planning Permission to Waterford City & County Council for the Waterford North Quays development. Subject to the granting of planning permission,

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Hammerson Secures Planning For Residential Development in Dublin

    Hammerson Secures Planning For Residential Development in Dublin

Hammerson, the UK-based property, development and investment company, has received planning approval for 107 new apartments at Dundrum Town Centre in South County Dublin. The building will mark Hammerson’s first

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Kennedy Wilson Names Coopers Cross its Newest Dublin Campus Development

    Kennedy Wilson Names Coopers Cross its Newest Dublin Campus Development

Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson has announced the launch of its newest Dublin campus development – Coopers Cross. Kennedy Wilson has submitted planning for the office element of

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New Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in North Dublin Gets Go Ahead

    New Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in North Dublin Gets Go Ahead

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for Irish Water’s Greater Dublin Drainage (GDD) Project in North Dublin. Once operational, this key piece of infrastructure will safeguard the environment and

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First New Nursing Home in €250 Million Healthcare Investment

    First New Nursing Home in €250 Million Healthcare Investment

BlackBee Group has announced that it is about to move to planning on the first new nursing home under its new €250 million healthcare investment fund. The site, at Glanmire

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Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development

    Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development

JCD Group has formally lodged its planning application with An Bord Pleanála to construct a large-scale residential ‘build to rent’ scheme in Cork’s docklands in response to the severe shortage

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Planning Application to be Submitted For Waterford North Quays Project

    Planning Application to be Submitted For Waterford North Quays Project

Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland has confirmed that, by the end of November 2019, the application for Planning Permission to Waterford City & County Council for the North Quays development

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ICF Launches Publication on Essential Aggregates

    ICF Launches Publication on Essential Aggregates

‘Essential Aggregates: Providing for Ireland’s needs to 2040’ is an industry led call for Government to ensure that Ireland’s future supply of aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel) is planned,

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Irish Planning Institute Appoints Four New Fellows

    Irish Planning Institute Appoints Four New Fellows

The Irish Planning Institute (IPI), the all-island body for professional planners engaged in physical, spatial and environmental planning in Ireland, has announced the election of four new members as Fellows

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Planning is Not the Roadblock to Housing Delivery

    Planning is Not the Roadblock to Housing Delivery

“Planning is not the roadblock to housing delivery,” according to Joe Corr, President of the Irish Planning Institute (IPI), the professional body representing planners in Ireland. Speaking at the IPI’s

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Extension of the Help to Buy Scheme Key to Solving Housing Crisis

    Extension of the Help to Buy Scheme Key to Solving Housing Crisis

CIF is calling for an extension of the Help to Buy scheme as a top priority in their recent Pre-Budget 2020 Submission. Many house builders have reported that between 40%

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Cork Businesses Call For Delivery on the Capital Plan as Set Out in Ireland 2040

    Cork Businesses Call For Delivery on the Capital Plan as Set Out in Ireland 2040

Businesses in Cork have voiced their concerns over the slow pace of progress with significant capital projects and are calling

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Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms

    Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms

ZX Lidars has delivered ZX 300’s to Statkraft Ireland for the purpose of assisting with operational wind farm monitoring including

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Sustainable Apartment Living For Ireland

    Sustainable Apartment Living For Ireland

A new report on sustainable apartment living in Ireland was launched by the Housing Agency and Clúid Housing. Amongst some

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Extend the Strategic Housing Development Scheme – Ibec

    Extend the Strategic Housing Development Scheme – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called for the extension of the Strategic Housing Development scheme. Aidan Sweeney, Ibec Senior Public

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€1 Billion Investment Plan For 4,500 New Homes in South Dublin

    €1 Billion Investment Plan For 4,500 New Homes in South Dublin

South Dublin County Council have considered proposals that could deliver up to 4,500 new homes to the area. The total

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Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

    Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

Development management firm Tower Holdings Group has released details for the redevelopment and revitalisation of the historic Custom House Quay

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Oriel Windfarm Commences Offshore Site Surveys Off the Coast of Dundalk

    Oriel Windfarm Commences Offshore Site Surveys Off the Coast of Dundalk

Oriel Windfarm has commenced investigative works on the future offshore windfarm site off the coast of Dundalk following the granting

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Masterplan Approved For Osborne+Co’s £400 Million Belfast City Project

    Masterplan Approved For Osborne+Co’s £400 Million Belfast City Project

Osborne+Co’s proposals for The Waterside Belfast, a £400 million masterplan to regenerate the former Sirocco Works site in Belfast, have

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Planning Permission For 913 Residential Units in Dunshaughlin, County Meath

    Planning Permission For 913 Residential Units in Dunshaughlin, County Meath

Gem Group has welcomed the approval of planning permission by An Bord Pleanála for a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) at

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Ballymun’s Potential as a European Leader in Housing

    Ballymun’s Potential as a European Leader in Housing

Planning and housing experts have examined Ballymun’s potential as a European leader for innovative housing development, as part of the

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Insight into Changes Facing the Dublin Housing System

    Insight into Changes Facing the Dublin Housing System

Early insights from a new study into the anticipated demographic  and migration changes facing Dublin’s housing system in the next 3

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An Overview of the Irish Construction Pipeline

    An Overview of the Irish Construction Pipeline

A traditional barometer of the construction industry environment in Ireland is the number of cranes punctuating the Dublin skyline. “The

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Fingal County Council Launches Paint and Shop Front Improvement Scheme For Rush

    Fingal County Council Launches Paint and Shop Front Improvement Scheme For Rush

Grants of up to €4,000 are being made available to shops and businesses on Rush Main Street under Fingal County

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McAleer & Rushe Secures Planning Permission For £85 Million UK Developments

    McAleer & Rushe Secures Planning Permission For £85 Million UK Developments

Northern Ireland-based developer and contractor McAleer & Rushe has just secured planning permission to develop two multi-million-pound hotels located in

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Planning Approval For North South Interconnector

    Planning Approval For North South Interconnector

EirGrid has welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court to uphold planning approval for the southern section of the North

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Housing Construction Activity in Fingal Rose in 2018 With 2,140 Homes Completed

    Housing Construction Activity in Fingal Rose in 2018 With 2,140 Homes Completed

Fingal County Council has welcomed the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office which show that 2,140 homes were completed

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‘Clerys Quarter’ to Regenerate Dublin’s O’Connell Street

    ‘Clerys Quarter’ to Regenerate Dublin’s O’Connell Street

Europa Capital, the pan-European investment manager, and its local partners, Core Capital and Oakmount, have launched ‘Clerys Quarter’, one of

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CSO House Price Index – Level of New Dwellings Sold is Low

    CSO House Price Index – Level of New Dwellings Sold is Low

Commenting on the CSO Residential Property Price Index for November, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, said it

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Fingal County Council Making Progress on Greenways Across the Region

    Fingal County Council Making Progress on Greenways Across the Region

Development of greenways across Fingal is a key part of the three-year capital programme and substantial progress has been made

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Planning Permission For Irish Whiskey Development in Westmeath

    Planning Permission For Irish Whiskey Development in Westmeath

The Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission, on appeal, for the development

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U+I and Colony Capital Granted Planning For Carrisbrook House Redevelopment in Dublin

A joint venture of U+I and investment vehicles managed by Colony Capital, has secured consent from An Bord Pleanála to

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New Guidelines on Urban Development and Building Heights For Local Authorities

    New Guidelines on Urban Development and Building Heights For Local Authorities

Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government has issued Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning

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Burkeway Homes Granted Planning For 197 Residential Units in Galway

    Burkeway Homes Granted Planning For 197 Residential Units in Galway

One of Ireland’s Leading Property Developers, Burkeway Homes, has been granted planning permission for a new 197-unit residential development. This

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Fingal County Council Commences Procurement For Development of Ballymastone Site

    Fingal County Council Commences Procurement For Development of Ballymastone Site

Fingal County Council, as part of its commitment to increasing the supply of private and public housing in the County

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Government Launches €1.25 Billion Land Development Agency to Build 150,000 New Homes

    Government Launches €1.25 Billion Land Development Agency to Build 150,000 New Homes

The Government has launched the Land Development Agency to build 150,000 new homes over the next 20 years, the next

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UK National Construction Expo – 18th September 2018 – The Arena MK, Milton Keynes, England

    UK National Construction Expo – 18th September 2018 – The Arena MK, Milton Keynes, England

The National Construction Expo, which is being held in the Arena MK at Milton Keynes on Tuesday, 18th September 2018,

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Major New Report on Housing Outlines Policy Actions to Boost Affordability and Supply

    Major New Report on Housing Outlines Policy Actions to Boost Affordability and Supply

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has launched a new national campaign – Better Lives, Better Business championing new policies across

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Unique Programme to Demonstrate Future Housing Options For the Smart Ageing Population (60+)

    Unique Programme to Demonstrate Future Housing Options For the Smart Ageing Population (60+)

A unique programme to demonstrate future options for housing the Smart Ageing population (60+) is to start this year. The

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International Conference on Building Great Cities to Take Place in Cork

    International Conference on Building Great Cities to Take Place in Cork

Hundreds of international delegates interested in the opportunities and challenges facing ‘cities on the rise’ will travel  to Cork next

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Ten-Year €1 Billion Programme of Investment in Flood Relief Measures Launched

    Ten-Year €1 Billion Programme of Investment in Flood Relief Measures Launched

The Government has launched a ten-year programme of €1 billion in investment in flood relief measures including a first tranche

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National Construction Summit 2018 – Ireland is Building Again, Says Housing Minister

    National Construction Summit 2018 – Ireland is Building Again, Says Housing Minister

By 2040 the population of the Republic of Ireland will have reached 6 million, according to Eoghan Murphy TD, the

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Seeks Views on Future of Ballyogan, Stepaside, Carrickmines and Leopardstow

    Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Seeks Views on Future of Ballyogan, Stepaside, Carrickmines and Leopardstow

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has commenced a 6 week pre-draft public consultation process on a new Local Area Plan (LAP) for

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CIF Welcomes Government’s Public Capital Programme and National Planning Framework

    CIF Welcomes Government’s Public Capital Programme and National Planning Framework

The CIF has welcomed the €115 billion investment in infrastructure announced by Government as a potential ‘game-changer for the construction

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RIAI Welcomes The National Planning Framework

    RIAI Welcomes The National Planning Framework

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has welcomed the introduction of the National Planning Framework (NPF) and highlights that

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Government Unveils €116 Billion Development Programme

    Government Unveils €116 Billion Development Programme

The Government has published The National Development Plan 2018–2027, the most recent in the series of such capital plans adopted

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