Category Archives: Features

60-house plan turned down after appeal

AN Bord Pleanála has overturned a Kerry County Council decision to approve planning permission for the demolition of a derelict house and the development of 60 new houses, the formation of vehicular and pedestrian access and the provision of roads and boundary walls at Shinnagh, Rathmore. The council had earlier granted permission, with conditions, to… Continue Reading

Milestone year for retail park nears its end

WITH the final countdown on to Christmas, Manor West Shopping Centre and Retail Park is encountering a busy shopping period as customers add the finishing touches to their preparations. Throughout the year, Centre Manager Derek Rusk and his team have been working tirelessly to ensure a safe working environment for both customers and employees, especially… Continue Reading

Claim that many planning appeals are vexatious

MOST planning objections and appeals lodged with An Bord Pleanála are vexatious and people are experiencing serious problems obtaining permission to build one-off houses in Kerry or other parts of rural Ireland, a Kerry TD has complained. Many of those hoping to build their own home can get over all the hurdles, provide further information… Continue Reading