Councillor Dermot Lacey

city development plan

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  • Press Release: Rezoning of RTÉ Lands not a Foregone Conclusion

    “Reports that the RTE lands at Donnybrook are to be rezoned should not be taken as conclusive” according to former Lord Mayor of Dublin and local City Councillor Dermot Lacey. “While the text of RTE’s submission to the Draft City Development Plan has been released following a formal request submitted by me that is all…

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  • Need for Public Information Meetings

    Arising from the meeting last night in the RDS on the City Development Plan and as promised, I have tabled the following Emergency Motion for the next meeting of the South East Area Committee.  I believe it encapsulates the request and intention of those present.  It is also something that I would like to see…

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  • Ballsbridge Decision – Investigation to be sought at Dublin City Council Meeting (Press Release)

    Statement by Councillor Dermot Lacey Labour Party Councillor Pembroke Rathmines 1st Februrary 2008 In view of the clear rejection of the Mountbrook ( Sean Dunnes) proposal for Ballsbridge as being inconsistent with the Dublin City Development Plan it is imperative that a full investigation into the process that led to the original decision granting permission…

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  • Dermot in The Irish Times

    Dermot’s thoughts on the proposal to redevelop another school in Dublin 4 received coverage in The Irish Times today. The Holy Faith Sisters have applied for permission to demolish the school at Haddington Road, and replace it with luxury apartments.  The school closed in 2007 after more than 100 years. From The Irish Times: Councillors…

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  • Press Release: President of Planning Institute is wrong and should get his facts right

    The President of the Irish Planning Institute should get some facts rights before taking cheap shots at elected Councillors according to the former Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Dermot Lacey. In my experience it has been Councillors and not the planners who have defended good quality planning and the City Development Plan. So, before President…

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