The Irish government recently enacted legislation that means that homes and other buildings will no longer need planning permission for solar panels, except where they are close to airports and some emergency facilities. This, along with other energy-saving incentives and grants paves the way for you, the homeowner to transform
Blackrock, a suburb located in County Dublin, Ireland, has a rich architectural history that reflects its evolution from a small fishing village to a thriving seaside town. Today, Blackrock’s architectural landscape is a mix of Georgian, Victorian, and modern structures, showcasing its historical and contemporary significance within the Dublin region.
Designing a kitchen/living room in Ireland involves a harmonious blend of functionality, comfort, and cultural aesthetics. The Irish home is often a hub of warmth and sociability, and this ethos should be reflected in the design. One of the key considerations when designing a kitchen/living room in Ireland is the
Transforming an attic can be a cost-effective and practical way to generate extra living space in a house. Often, no external approvals like planning permission are needed, especially if the alterations are primarily internal and do not affect the property’s outward appearance, except for adding Velux-style roof lights on the
Planning permission is required to create or alter vehicular access. If you need to modify a footpath to allow vehicles to enter or exit your property, you must also apply for planning permission. You can request to lower the pavement immediately outside your property when connecting your driveway to the road.
Once your local authority accepts your application for planning permission, they will review it, as well as any submissions or observations made, and then make a decision. If and when a decision is made, any participant in the application has the right to appeal to An Bord Pleanála within four