Month: January 2022

New Webpage to Promote Understanding of Planning System Published

A brand new webpage that brings together a broad range of information that clearly explains the importance of the planning system and how it works is now available on the OPR website. This new page “Introduction to Planning” brings together all of the OPR’s public awareness resources in one central, accessible location. Visit new page …

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Planning Regulator Publishes Local Authority Planning Performance Review for Louth County Council

The State’s independent oversight body for planning, the Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR), has published its latest review report into local authority systems and procedures in delivering their planning functions. The report considers Louth County Council’s performance in the context of 11 key operational processes in planning service delivery1. It makes recommendations on how …

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New Series of Eco Eye Looks at Tackling the Demise of Irish Towns

Ireland’s longest running environmental series, Eco Eye, kicked off its new series this week, with an investigation into the demise of Irish towns and the efforts being made to reverse their decline. The episode was broadcast on RTE One on 4 January, 2022. In this episode, presenter Duncan Stewart visits Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin and …

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