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From TheJournal.ie Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties Bad Planning

Call for inquiry into claims of Donegal planning improprieties

Following a meeting with whistleblower Gerard Convier, one Sinn Féin TD said he believes there are substantial grounds for an inquiry.

Here's the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

From TheJournal.ie Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics In Numbers

Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics

Plus – the man who came back from the dead, the amount we have to spend each month, and how many Nokias in Manchester United?

From TheJournal.ie "Unbalanced, ambiguous and biased" - Donegal Council hits back at An Taisce Bad Planning

"Unbalanced, ambiguous and biased" - Donegal Council hits back at An Taisce

The report by An Taisce said Donegal was the worst county in Ireland for planning – but Donegal County Council says the report generalised too much.

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger Bad Planning

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce says it saved State from €752m in impaired loans An Taisce

An Taisce says it saved State from €752m in impaired loans

The National Heritage body said its successful appeals against unsustainable planning applications over the past decade have saved the State between €505 – €752 million.

From TheJournal.ie Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce Bad Planning

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Taisce: Absence of local tax saw councils approve too many developments Bad Planning

Taisce: Absence of local tax saw councils approve too many developments

The national heritage organisation says councils allowed over-development in order to cash in on new commercial rates.

From TheJournal.ie Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger" Bad Planning

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is Crap at Planning Map of the Day Map Of The Day

Ireland is Crap at Planning Map of the Day

The at-a-glance report card for local authorities’ planning departments. Not ONE scored an ‘A’ or a ‘B’.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system Bad Planning

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.