Permission for 657 apartments near St Anne's Park overturned on consent

Board had not adequately addressed requirements of the habitats directive

An Bord Pleanála has consented to a High Court order quashing its permission for a controversial development of 657 apartments near St Anne’s Park in north Dublin.

The consent order was made on the basis the board had not adequately addressed requirements of the habitats directive in relation to an appropriate assessment of the impact of the development on feeding grounds of the light-bellied Brent goose and other protected bird species in Dublin Bay.

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