As required under EU legislation, the Government carried out a number of environmental assessments of the draft National Planning Framework. These included a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), an Appropriate Assessment (AA) in relation to the EU Habitats Directive, and also a Strategic Flood Risk Appraisal (SFRA). These assessments were taken into consideration in the finalisation […]
Issued by the Government Press Office First time in Irish history that Planning & Investment have been linked Four new funds totalling €4bn for rural & urban growth, climate action & innovation Major transport focus linking all parts of Ireland & filling gaps in North West €22bn climate change programme as well as major public
Prospects for Irish Regions and Counties: Scenarios and Implications Economic and Social Research Institute ( ESRI) Research Series No.70
The ESRI research, published today, provides projections for regions and counties across Ireland up to the year 2040, examining what will happen if current spatial planning patterns continue (known as the Business as Usual approach), and what would happen in a range of alternative scenarios. Under the alternative scenarios, the broad regional distribution of population,
Today the Government published “Ireland 2040 – Our Plan” for its final round of public consultations. Over the next number of weeks, until 3 November, the public will have a chance to review what is essentially the long-term strategic planning framework for our country’s future growth and prosperity. Ireland 2040 – Our Plan will guide
Winners of the ‘Green-Schools Ireland 2040 – Our Plan’ National Poster Competition were today presented with their prizes by Minister Simon Coveney at an Awards Ceremony at the Custom House in Dublin. Over 3,000 students from 255 schools representing every county in Ireland responded to the challenge of creating a poster to share their thoughts
Minister Coveney will announce and meet the winners of our recent Green Schools Ireland 2040 poster competition on May 3rd but until then, why not have a look at some of the amazing entries we received. Thank you to all the entrants and to the schools and teachers who facilitated the entries. To find out
Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government today (Tuesday 14th March) sought views on the preparation of a strategic planning and development framework for Ireland between now and 2040 at the School of Architecture, University of Limerick (SA UL).