Category Archives: Planning


  LOCATION OF PLANNING APPLICATION: 194, 196, 198, 200, 202 Clonliffe Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 3.     KEY POINTS OF PLANNING APPLICATION: • Development comprises demolition of fire damaged / derelict properties at 198 & 200 Clonliffe Road. • Repair … Continue reading

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Planning permission granted for former Tax Office Building

An Bord Pleanala has granted planning permission for the redevelopment of the former Tax Office building on Chancery Street. I welcome this decision. The former Tax Office building site has in recent years been a magnet for anti social and … Continue reading

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North Inner City Policing Matters – Public Meeting

Knowing that your home, your street and your community is safe from crime is essential for every household and resident. That is why many people, talking to me at their homes, have asked for more Gardai, more visible community policing … Continue reading

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Student Accommodation Planning Application lodged with Dublin City Council for North Circular Road site (2410/18)

LOCATION OF PLANNING APPLICATION: 296A, North Circular Road, Dublin 7 D07 C64K on the corner of North Circular Road and Avondale Road. MAIN ASPECTS OF PLANNING APPLICATION: – Seeking permission for the change of office use to residential. – Construction … Continue reading

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O’Devaney Gardens – where things stand now.

UPDATE from Consultative Forum meeting tonight (21/2/18) which I chaired in Prussia Street Parish Centre: Closed tender process for selection of contractor to build first 56 public homes to be completed by March. Assessment of tenders to be completed in … Continue reading

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Liffey Cycle Route – Update

At the February meeting of the City Council, I sought an update from Owen Keegan as to the current status of the proposed Liffey Cycle Route. In seeking that update, I asked the Chief Executive to share with me where … Continue reading

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So, just when will work start on the Royal Canal Greenway?

As you know, I have been repeatedly seeking confirmation from Dublin City Council that construction on the new Royal Canal Greenway begins. I sought further details at the January meeting of the North Inner City Area Committee yesterday (January 9th). … Continue reading

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