SDCC Planning Decisions 9– 13  December 2019

(Knocklyon, Firhouse, Rathfarnham, Templeogue, Willington)



  • Clarification of additional information submitted regarding the application to construct 52 dwellings on lands east of Bohernabreena Road & south of Oldcourt Road, Bohernabreena.
  • Retention sought for an existing house to the side garden of the original house at Woodlawn Park Grove, Firhouse.
  • Permission granted to construct 1 house at the side of an existing house at Delaford Lawn, Knocklyon.
  • Permission granted for the change of use from bank to Buddhist education and meditation centre on Templeogue Road.




SD19A/0138            09-Dec-2019                      Permission      Clarification of Additional Information

Applicant:                                                               Capami Ltd.

Location:                                                                 Site east of Bohernabreena Road & south of Oldcourt Road, Bohernabreena, Dublin 24

Proposed Development:                                  Residential development of 52 dwellings on a site measuring 2.66 hectares within the lands designated for the Ballycullen/Oldcourt Local Area Plan 2014 (as amended) comprising: 1 three storey, 4 bed detached house; 1 two storey, three bed detached house; 32 two and three storey three and four bed, semi-detached houses; 18 one and two bed apartment units in 1 three storey apartment block; access will be via the previously permitted Main Link Street under Ref. SD17A/0041 & PL06S.249367 which includes permitted access off Bohernabreena Road; all associated site development works; car parking; open spaces; landscaping etc.

Direct Marketing:                                                NO


SD19A/0387            12-Dec-2019                      Retention                                    New Application

Applicant:                                                               Simon Murray

Location:                                                                 113A, Woodlawn Park Grove, Firhouse, Dublin 24

Proposed Development:                                  Retention of: (a) the existing two bedroom house to the side garden of the original house (113 Woodlawn Park Grove); (b) the widened driveway entrance and ancillary site works.

Direct Marketing:                                                NO


SD19B/0473            11-Dec-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                               Mary Kelly

Location:                                                                 114, Butterfield Park, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                  Demolition of a concrete block wall to front and side of the house; construction of a single storey extension and access to the side passage of the house.

Direct Marketing:                                                NO


SD19B/0474            12-Dec-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                               Stephen Joyce

Location:                                                                 2 Domville Road, Templeogue, Dublin 6W.

Proposed Development:                                  Bay window to front and alterations to existing front facade; two storey extension over existing single storey structure to side of the existing dwelling; single storey extension to rear of existing dwelling; new pedestrian gate and all associated site works.

Direct Marketing:                                                NO


SD19B/0475            12-Dec-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                               Brian Kennedy

Location:                                                                 14, Hunters Hill, Hunters Wood, Firhouse, Dublin 24

Proposed Development:                                  Construction of a front porch and a proposed dormer window to the front existing roof including internal alterations and associated site works.

Direct Marketing:                                                NO


SD19B/0477            13-Dec-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                               Darren & Brona Beckett

Location:                                                                 129, Butterfield Park, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                  Construction of a single storey extension to the rear including 2 rooflights and fixed canopy; new pitched roof to front bay window; new canopy to front/side; alterations to window and door openings to front/side and rear elevations; removal of boiler house to rear; external insulation/new render finish to front, side and rear; widening of front vehicular entrance/reinstatement of pier; all associated internal alterations, site, landscaping, drainage and ancillary works.

Direct Marketing:                                                NO




SD19A/0325                     GRANT PERMISSION    10-Dec-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                                  Mr. T. Cooper

Location:                                                                    23, Delaford Lawn, Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                        Detached two storey, three bedroom house with shared entrance to side.

Direct Marketing:                                                     NO


SD19A/0329                     GRANT PERMISSION    12-Dec-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                                  Tara Buddhist Centre

Location:                                                                    279, Templeogue Road, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                                        (1) Change of use of existing two storey, semi-detached former bank premises consisting of a ground floor banking hall and offices and first floor ancillary accommodation to use as: (a) ground floor Buddhist education and meditation centre for public use offering day and evening classes with associated internal alterations to provide ancillary accommodation; (b) first floor 2 bedroom apartment with internal  alterations and associated rear (northern) patio; (2) Construction of new flat roofed first floor office (10sq.m) to rear (north); rear (northern) first floor patio (3m x 4.5m) for apartment use with 1.8m high timber privacy screen to north and west facing sides of patio and to eastern boundary with adjoining property at 227 Templeogue Road; (3) Alterations to front (south) and side (west) elevations including removal of existing ground floor cladding to front (south) entrance facade and provision of new rendered facade with larger glazed window openings; relocation of front entrance; new glazed window opening to side (west) elevation and removal and blocking up of 2 existing windows; installation of front entrance signage and first floor gable (west facing) logo signage and associated lighting; (4) Alterations to rear (northern) elevation to include ground floor enlarged existing windows and provision of double door fire exit; first floor construction of patio door in rear (northern) elevation to replace existing window; (5) Construction of new 1.7m wide fire escape exit from at ground floor in rear (western) boundary wall to existing rear garden; (6) Associated site works.

Direct Marketing:                                                     NO


SD19B/0402                     GRANT PERMISSION    09-Dec-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                                  Sarah Burke & Paul Kenny

Location:                                                                    ‘Ormond’, 26, Scholarstown Road, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                        Construction of new front boundary wall with recessed entrance and new access gates.

Direct Marketing:                                                     NO


SD19B/0404                     GRANT PERMISSION    09-Dec-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                                  Anne & Neal Johnston

Location:                                                                    Four Seasons, Woodtown Way, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, D16 NH67

Proposed Development:                                        Alterations to existing house including an extension to the southwest corner of the house; addition of a new porch under existing roof overhang; alterations  to northeast elevation including provision of a new roof terrace and associated internal alterations.

Direct Marketing:                                                     NO


SD19B/0408                     GRANT PERMISSION    10-Dec-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                                  Michael & Anne Hughes

Location:                                                                    17, Ashfield, Templeogue, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                                        Single storey front side and rear granny flat extension with 2 wheelchair accessible ramps to the side and rear of building; comprising of 2 bedrooms, wheelchair accessible wet-room; kitchen/living room with roof lights to a new pitched roof; new pitched roof over existing front porch; partially extend boundary wall to a height of 1.8m and all associated site works.

Direct Marketing:                                                     NO


SD19B/0409                     GRANT PERMISSION    12-Dec-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                                  Chris Hotton

Location:                                                                    8, Orchardstown Avenue, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                                        Extend roof to rear elevation at first floor level of existing dwelling to achieve a regulation floor to ceiling height in the existing master bedroom, study and toilet and construct a dormer window at first floor to front elevation.

Direct Marketing:                                                     YES





APPEAL NOTIFIED:                                                09-Dec-2019

APPEAL LODGED:                                                  05-Dec-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                                 1ST PARTY

NATURE OF APPEAL:                                           AGAINST DECISION

COUNCILS DECISION:                                          GRANT PERMISSION & REFUSE PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                                             James & Sarah Fitzpatrick

LOCATION:                                                              38, Mount Alton, Knocklyon, Dublin 16, D16 K721

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                             Ground floor entrance porch and skylight above with change of windows to the front;  ground floor rear extension comprising of alterations and demolition works including the removal of the rear shed; first floor flat roofed extension providing new first floor habitable accommodation, including raising of roof ridge to rear and sides hosting photovoltaic panels to the property.





AN BORD PLEANALA REF. NO.:                       ABP-305253-19

APPEAL DECIDED:                                                 13-Dec-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                                 3RD PARTY

APPEAL DECISION:                                               Grant Permission

COUNCILS DECISION:                                          GRANT PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                                             Trevor & Catherine McDermott

LOCATION:                                                              31A, Cypress Grove Road, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                             Single storey flat roof extension to the rear and side of the existing two storey dwelling; single storey flat roof garden storage; widening of the existing vehicular entrance.



AN BORD PLEANALA REF. NO.:                          ABP-305380-19

APPEAL DECIDED:                                                 12-Dec-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                                 1ST PARTY

APPEAL DECISION:                                               Grant Permission

COUNCILS DECISION:                                          REFUSE PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                                             Chanelle Moynagh

LOCATION:                                                              Gleann na Coille, Killakee Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                             Detached single storey treatment room/home office (non-habitable); wastewater treatment system; landscaping and associated works.

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