News & Research

Global Planners Network Newsletter


The Irish Planning Institute has signed the Vancouver Declaration and joined the Global Planners Network. The latest GPN newsletter can be read here.


Student Pleanáil Gerry Walker Prize 2014 Winner


Congratulations to MPlan graduate Saorlaith Ní Shuibhne who was presented with the Irish Planning Institute Gerry Walker Prize 2014 for her paper 'Pedestrian and Vehicle Interaction at City Centre Junctions'. Her paper was selected from entries to the 2014 Student Pleanáil competition.

Cart Before The Horse? Irish Planning Institute Responds to Part V Proposals


The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has responded to details of the forthcoming Planning Bill, acknowledging that the Part V process should be quicker to facilitate the timely delivery of housing.

IPI Marks 50 Years of Modern Planning System


The Council of the Irish Planning Institute is meeting on 1st October 2014 to celebrate fifty years since the commencement of the Republic's 1963 Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963 on 1st October 1964.