The latest An Bord Pleanála SHD decision challenged in the courts is Cairn Homes’s 614 residential units plan for former RTÉ lands at Donnybrook. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of An Bord Pleanála planning decisions challenged by third parties in the High Court has more than doubled in the last three years. The bo(...)

Monica Smyth at her home in Bulloch Harbour near Dalkey in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A planned luxury development at a south Dublin fishing harbour should be “halted” and the site purchased by the State to guarantee continued accessib(...)

An architectural illustration of the proposed development at Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey. Image: courtesy of Bartra Capital

A controversial development proposal for a scenic south Dublin fishing harbour has been given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanála. Bartra Property, aft(...)

Monica and Dolores Smyth (and their dog Simba) at their home at Bulloch Harbour. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There is a painting of Bulloch Harbour in Monica Smyth’s living room. It could be considered an odd choice given that she lives there, and her house i(...)

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A major campaign is under way to stop what has been described as the ‘Costa del Sol’ style development at Bulloch Harbour in Dalkey, south Dublin. O(...)