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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...

02 February 2009

Dunne blames ‘snobs’ for blocking Ballsbridge scheme

Property developer Seán Dunne says a “snobbish element” in Ballsbridge opposed his high-rise scheme for the Dublin 4 site. An Bord Pleanála last week refused permission for Mr Dunne’s plan to build a...

30 January 2009

Dunne refused permission for Ballsbridge high rise

An Bord Pleanála has refused Sean Dunne’s application for permission to develop his controversial €1.5 billion Ballsbridge high rise development saying it would represent “gross overdevelopment” in the area. Mr Dunne paid €450...

29 January 2009

New Bord Gais centre should add spark to the M50

Anyone who uses Dublin’s M50 will know that it sorely needs more landmarks to overcome an overwhelming sense of disorientation, relieved only by gantry-mounted direction signs to steer motorists through an elongated maze...

28 January 2009

Giant’s Causeway centre gets go-ahead

DUP Environment Minister Sammy Wilson has finally approved the construction of a new £21 million (€22.4 million) visitors’ centre at the Giant’s Causeway. The world heritage site in Co Antrim attracts 400,000 people...