Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is  said to be examining how to further restrict possibilities for local objections. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Developers seeking to avail of fast-track planning may be given just one year to start building or risk losing their permission. Minister for Housing(...)

Cross Avenue on which Chesterfield House is located. Photograph: Google Street View

A “fatal” error that meant a developer failed to publish online a report about bats has resulted in a judge quashing planning permission for more than(...)

Site at Chesterfield, Cross Avenue, Blackrock. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A residents’ group has brought a High Court challenge to a Bord Pleanála decision to grant planning permission for more than 200 homes in Blackrock, C(...)