Residential Development, Cappagh Road, Galway City: Following a decision by the Local Authority to refuse the planning application for two reasons. This office was commissioned to prepare a case on behalf of the applicant. The Board decided in favour of the proposal and permission was granted for 12 no. houses.
Hotel Extension & Design Improvements, Galway City: Following a detailed third party appeal (objection) to the Board, this office was appointed by the applicant to defend the proposed extension and aesthetic improvements to the Menlo park Hotel. Planning Permission was subsequently granted.
Change of Use from Creche to House, Co. Galway: This application in Athenry, was refused by the Planning Authority. In response, a detailed case was made by this office to An Bord Pleanala. Ultimately, the Board decided that permission be granted.
Residential Development, Craughwell, Co. Galway – Preparation of first party appeal for a small housing development. This appeal set out to overturn the Planning Authority’s decision to refuse for 2 no. reasons. The inspector and the Board sided with the first party appeal and Planning Permission was secured.
Petrol Station, Barna, Co. Galway – Preparation of first party appeal following 3 no.reasons to refuse permission by the Planning Authority and in the face of strong and well organized local opposition. Planning Permission was secured.
Crematorium, Ballinasloe – Preparation of an appeal response to a detailed local objection. Planning Permission was secured for the West of Irelands first Crematorium.
Sand & Gravel Quarry, Roscommon– Preparation of a detailed appeal case in response to a professional objection. This was in the context of a previous refusal by An Bord Pleanála for Quarrying on site. Planning Permission was secured.
Sweet Retroo, Shop Street, Galway City – Preparation of an appeal case in response to the Planning Authority’s serious reservations regarding the changes to this protected structure. Planning Permission was secured.
Housing Development in Furbo, Co. Galway– Preparation of a detailed appeal response to a third party appeal. This was in the context of 2 no. previous refusal decisions by An Bord Pleanala for proposed housing development on site. Planning Permission was secured.
Public House, Loughrea, Co. Galway – Preparation of appeal response to local objection to a Beer Garden & Lounge Extension. Planning Permission was secured.
Grainstore, Galway City – Preparation of an appeal to the Planning Authoritys serious reservations regarding proposed signage to this protected structure. Planning Permission was secured.
House in Trim, Co. Meath – This office prepared an appeal on behalf of a returning emigrant, to live in a restricted rural area. Planning Permission was secured.
Extension to House in Limerick City – On foot a refusal by the Planning Authority, this office prepared an appeal. Planning Permission was secured.
House in Roscommon – This office prepared a detailed appeal response to make a case for a replacement dwellinghouse in a scenic wooded area on the Shores of Lough Key. Planning Permission was secured.
House in Inishboffin – A first party appeal case was prepared to respond to 4 no. reasons for refusal from the Planning Authority at this sensitive Island location. Permission was secured.
Reclamation of Land, Kinvara – Following a robust appeal on environmental grounds by an objector, this office prepared a comprehensive appeal response, as well as suitable mitigation measures, in partnership with the project ecologist. Permission was secured.
Cottage Extension, Galway City – Following strong objections from neighbours, this office prepared an appeal case in support of the proposed development. Permission was secured.
Shop & Sandwich Bar, Galway City – This office prepared an appeal which made the case that a Development Contribution (levy) did not apply. Permission was secured on this basis.