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08 February 2009

Crosbie wants planning changes to Watchtower

Businessman Harry Crosbie is in negotiations with the Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA) about altering the use of his proposed 120-metre skyscraper in Dublin. Crosbie is asking the DDDA to allow him to...

08 February 2009

Dundrum architect in examinership

The architecture firm behind the Dundrum Town Centre and the G Hotel in Galway has gone into examinership after suffering from a dramatic decline in its business. Douglas Wallace Architects & Designers, one...

08 February 2009

2002 – Fingal County Hall, Swords, Co. Dublin

Architect: Bucholz McEvoy Architects A new county hall for Fingal County Council in Swords. A symbol of the client’s desire for openness in local government, clear in it’s relationship to the particularities of...

05 February 2009

Cathedral restoration gets green light

It was a long time coming, but the letter the Dean of Derry has spent years waiting for has finally arrived. On Wednesday the Very Reverend Doctor William Morton received confirmation of £2m...

05 February 2009

Courses to move in £250m scheme

The University of Ulster is to relocate many courses from its Jordanstown campus to Belfast as part of a £250m development scheme. The university said it was “rebalancing student numbers” between the campuses...

03 February 2009

An Taisce appeal ‘overplays’ significance of Tinerana House

An Taisce has been accused of “scaremongering” in opposing plans for a €100 million tourism development at Tinerana House in east Clare. Earlier this year, Clare County Council gave the go-ahead for the...

03 February 2009

City Manager to prepare report on Dunne permission

The Manager of Dublin City Council is to prepare a report for councillors on how the developer Seán Dunne was granted planning permission by city planners for his site in Ballsbridge. John Tierney...

02 February 2009

UU scheme a £250m boost for economy

The University of Ulster today revealed details of a major development plan costing more than £250m which will result in the majority of its Jordanstown courses moving to the Belfast campus. The university...

02 February 2009

New draft planning scheme for Poolbeg Peninsula

The Docklands Authority has published a draft planning scheme for over 100 acres on the Poolbeg Peninsula and has invited submissions during the 62 day public consultation phase which starts this week. Copies...