News & Research

Irish Planning Institute Launch Irish Planning Awards 2017/2018


The Irish Planning Institute (IPI), the all island professional body representing planners in Ireland, has launched its 10th Irish Planning Awards. The awards, which are now open for entry, will be presented at a black tie dinner in The Grand Hotel, Malahide, in February 2018.

Irish Planning Institute Comments on Land Hoarding and Site Value Tax


The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has responded to remarks by NAMA CEO Brendan McDonagh that landowners are hoarding sites that could be used for housing, and subsequent commentary regarding levying vacant sites.

Business As Usual No Longer an Option Planning Conference Told

  • Planners Concerned that Politicians Will Shirk the Hard Decisions  in New National Planning Framework
  • Alternative to Proper Planning is Urban Sprawl and  Even Longer Commutes Institute Warns - 

National Planning Framework Submission - March 2017


Irish Planning Institute submission on the Ireland 2040: Our Plan – National Planning Framework Issues and Choices paper.