News & Research

Lost in Space? What is Planning all about?


Given the popular image of sprawl, isolated rural populations, corruption, ghost estates and ongoing efforts to address the notoriety of some developments through regeneration what is (or should) planning be all about?

Irish Planning Institute Comment on Revised Wind Energy Guidelines


The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has noted the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government’s publication of revised Wind Energy Guidelines for consultation.

Student Pleanáíl 2013


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Renewable export framework premature without overall national energy plan


The memorandum of understanding between the UK and Irish Governments on the large scale production of renewable energy for the UK market illustrates the risks of decision making in the absence of strategic national spatial planning, the Irish Planning Institute has said in a submission to the Dep