William Brady

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Cork: If the city has any ambition to develop as a metropolitan scale city-region of European significance, it urgently needs new governance structures to reflect those aspirations. Photograph: Getty

The Government is soon set to make two critical, once-in-a-generation, decisions about the future of Cork. The outcome of these dual major public poli(...)

Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge: The Government’s national transport investment strategy has been heavily weighted towards connecting other cities with Dublin. The urgent focus  should be on connecting those cities with one another. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As Ireland prepares a replacement for the national spatial strategy (NSS), the time has come to have a serious conversation about our cities. This mea(...)

Cork city. The review group committee’s proposal is opposed by three UCC lecturers. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of planning experts has come out strongly against the recommendation by a review group that Cork City Council and Cork County Council shoul(...)

Extending Cork City Council’s boundary simply to include suburbs currently under the control of Cork County Council will do little to address the planning needs of the city over the next 50 years, a seminar on local government reform in Cork has heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Extending Cork City Council’s boundary simply to include suburbs now under the control of Cork County Council will do little to address the city’s pla(...)