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194 – 198 Clonliffe Road – planning application lodged.

Given the interest and concern about the previous redevelopment proposal for these buildings, I wanted to share with you some information about a new planning application that has been lodged with Dublin City Council pertaining to the site.


194, 196 & 198 Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3.


– Demolition of existing derelict two-storey house, No.198 Clonliffe Road;

⁃ Construction of a part three-storey and part four-storey apartment block, forming a new streetscape to Clonliffe Road and to Holy Cross Avenue, to contain 36 apartments, including;

  • 22x 1 bedroom apartments
  • 14x 2 bedroom apartments
  • 2x Duplex-type apartments

⁃ The apartments will have balconies, terraces and other open spaces, ESB substation, internal bin store, basement ancillary services area, and external deck access to each floor;

⁃ A new set back boundary, partly defined by railing, with widened public footpath, along Holly Cross Avenue, with pedestrian entrances to the proposed apartment development;

⁃ New boundary railing and vehicular entrance onto Clonliffe Road,

⁃ New boundary railing to front with adjoining property, No.200 Clonliffe Road, and new 2.4m wall/fence to section of rear boundary with No.200 Clonliffe Road;

⁃ 68x cycle spaces and 3x car parking spaces

⁃ All related services, roof mounted solar panels, landscaping and site development works.

⁃ The application includes a Natura Impact Statement.


The Planning reference number is 2930/20.

This planning application was lodged on June 26th 2020. Should you wish to see the full application it is available online at The summary above is only a brief outline of some of the particulars of the application and not an exhaustive list.

Should you wish to submit an objection, please submit your objection in writing to the Planning Department, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 2 inclusive of the €20 fee before July 30th, 2020.


I am also arranging for a briefing for local residents with officials in the Planning Department of the City Council to outline the particulars of this planning application. If you would be interested in attending such a briefing, please let me know.

If you or your family have any questions or queries arising from the details provided above, please contact me at

raymcadam View All

Fine Gael Councillor - North Inner City

Chair, Urban Form & Planning Strategic Policy Committee

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