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An Bord Pleanála Annual Report 2018

An Bord Pleanála have published their annual report and accounts for 2018. Headline figures show: a 6% increase in cases received; a 32% increase in cases decided; a 10% decrease in cases on hand at year end; 105 Strategic Infrastructure Development applications lodged; 44 Strategic Housing Development applications lodged; 99 vacant site levy appeals; 2018 was the first full year of...
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Ireland’s planning regulations breach environmental obligations

Ireland has been found to be in breach of its international obligations in relation to access to information on the environment. A decision reached under the United Nations' Aarhus Convention has found that certain Irish planning regulations do not comply with the Convention's provisions on public participation in planning. This is the first decision on an Irish case by the Aarhus Convention...
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