• Application submitted to construct 1 house at the side of an existing house at Knocklyon Park, Knocklyon.
  • Application submitted to extend and make alterations to Saint Augustine’s, Taylor’s Lane, Ballyboden.
  • An Bord Pleanala upheld SDCC’s permission for the demolition of the house at ‘Beechpark’ (former house of Liam Cosgrave) at Scholarstown Road.



 SD20A/0001        06-Mar-2020                 Permission                         Additional Information

Applicant:                                                Jim & Dymphna McGonigle

Location:                                                  2, Knocklyon Park, Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                           3 bedroom, two storey house of 140sq.m with a new vehicular access consisting of amendments to Ref. SD18A/0822 including increasing the size from 118sq.m to 140sq.m

Direct Marketing:                                     NO


SD20A/0059        02-Mar-2020                 Permission                         New Application

Applicant:                                                Fr. John Hennebry, Order of St. Augustine

Location:                                                  Taylor’s Lane, Ballyboden, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                           Alteration and additions (increasing the overall floor area from 2042.3sq.m to 2480sq.m) to the existing Order of St. Augustine buildings. Single storey bedroom wing extension (275sq.m) to the northwest of the existing building; two storey bay extension (11.4sq.m) to existing north elevation at new Oratory; new entrance steps, ramp, planters and canopy to existing entrance; single storey extension (17.2sq.m) to rear (south elevation) of existing building to form lobby and prayer room; extension (47.4sq.m) to rear (south) elevation to include extension of existing kitchen/dining area at ground floor; extension (86.6sq.m) of existing first floor administration area providing 4 cellular offices and tea station; new canopy over rear service yard between existing main building and existing detached external store; general internal alterations to existing ground and first floor living, dining, bedroom and administration areas; alterations to existing external store to provide staff changing and laundry/utility facilities; new external patio seating area to rear (south) elevation of existing building; 20 car parking spaces including residents, staff, visitor and 1 disabled accessible space; all associated hard and soft landscaping and site development works.

Direct Marketing:                                     NO


SD20B/0069          02-Mar-2020                 Permission                         New Application

Applicant:                                                  Derek Sweeney & Emer McDonagh

Location:               8                                   5, Ballytore Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                             Rear and side passage single storey extension with flat roof over to replace existing pitched roof extension to the rear and lean-to roof enclosure to the side all for extended living accommodation; resized bathroom window to the rear at first floor; additional window to the rear at bathroom on first floor; resized windows to the front living rooms at ground floor; existing front side passage lean-to roof to be replaced with flat roof parapet surround roof; resized bathroom window to side elevation at first floor; demolition of existing single storey extension to the rear; solar panels to the front roof profile and roof lights to the rear roof profile and flat roof areas; widening of existing drive entrance.

Direct Marketing:                                      NO


SD20B/0071          02-Mar-2020                 Retention                          New Application

Applicant:                                                  Steve Blanche

Location:                                                   20, Dodder Court, Dodder Valley Park, Firhouse, Dublin 24

Proposed Development:                             ‘Velux’ roof light in front slope of roof at attic level.

Direct Marketing:                                      NO


SD20B/0075          04-Mar-2020                 Permission                         New Application

Applicant:                                                  Neil & Patrice Brewster

Location:                                                   38, Glenbrook Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                             Two storey extension to front of garage; second storey extension over existing garage and renovation of existing entrance porch.

Direct Marketing:                                      NO



SD20B/0004              GRANT PERMISSION            05-Mar-2020                                    

Applicant:                                                Niall & Triona Purcell

Location:                                                  38, Rathfarnham Park, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                           Erect extension to existing two storey dwelling consisting of: a two storey extension to the rear, roof lights to the side and rear, internal alterations, widening of existing vehicular entrance, single storey domestic storage shed and associated works.

Direct Marketing:                                     NO


SD20B/0006              GRANT PERMISSION FOR RETENTION      04-Mar-2020                                    

Applicant:                                                Adrienne Dunne

Location:                                                  36, Grange Manor Drive, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                           Increase in width of existing dormer roof on front elevation incorporating a new window to match existing windows; increase of the floor area by an additional 1.1sq.m.

Direct Marketing:                                     NO








AN BORD PLEANALA REF. NO.:                   ABP-305147-19

APPEAL DECIDED:                                     06-Mar-2020

APPELLANT TYPE:                                     3RD PARTIES

APPEAL DECISION:                                    Grant Permission

COUNCILS DECISION:                                 GRANT PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                              Ardstone Homes Ltd.

LOCATION:                                               Site at Scholarstown Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                       Demolition and enabling works on a 5.2 hectare site located north of Scholarstown Road incorporating a Taylor’s Lane, Ballyboden ‘; demolition of the 172sq.m, single storey dwelling located towards the western portion of the site (known as ‘Beechpark); diversion of existing private foul drainage network within the boundary of the subject site (maintaining services to existing third party connections).