SDCC Planning Decisions 15 – 19 Apr 2019

(Knocklyon, Firhouse, Rathfarnham, Templeogue, Willington)



  • Permission granted to operate a second pre-school session from 1pm to 4pm, Monday to Friday at Templeroan Lodge, Knocklyon.
  • Permission refused to demolish of former steelworks factory and construct 4 terraced houses at Manor Avenue, Dublin 6w.
  • Permission refused to construct 4 houses at Coolamber, Stocking Lane.
  • Additional information requested regarding the application for retention of change of use from religious facility to wedding venue/corporate event space at Orlagh House, Gunny Hill, Rathfarnham.
  • Additional information requested regarding the application to construct a house in Templeroan Way, Knocklyon.
  • An Bord Pleanala upheld the decision of SDCC to grant permission for the building of 32 apartment at the junction of Grange Road, Nutgrove Avenue and Loreto Terrace, Rathfarnham.




SD19B/0045          17-Apr-2019                      Permission                                  Additional Information

Applicant:                                                            Mary Grimes

Location:                                                              313, Templeogue Road, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                               A first floor front and side extension with hipped roof over for extended living accommodation; change in roof profile from half hipped roof to full hipped roof to side and front of house; conversion of garage to living accommodation; alterations to front door with canopy over; a single storey extension to the rear with flat roof over; a dormer window to the rear roof profile; a converted attic space to extend accommodation; a widened front main road access.


SD19B/0148          11-Apr-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Sean Furlong

Location:                                                              77, Willbrook Estate, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                               First floor extension and conversion of garage to side.

**Omitted from Weekly List 15**


SD19B/0157          15-Apr-2019                      Retention                                    New Application

Applicant:                                                            Simon Short

Location:                                                              120, Templeville Road, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

Proposed Development:                               Retention of a single storey flat roofed extension to the rear for extended kitchen usage; two storey extension to the side with hipped roof over for an office space and additional bathroom space; single storey extension to the side with flat roof over for a porch and relocated front doors; window at ground floor to the side elevation; resized first floor window to the side elevation; canopy over rear sliding doors.


SD19B/0159          16-Apr-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Saibh Hooper

Location:                                                              19, Whitechurch Green, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                               Construction of dormer to front of bungalow with associated internal alterations.


SD19B/0163          18-Apr-2019                      Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Olive Fogarty & Séamas Ó Súilleabháin

Location:                                                              57, Springfield Avenue, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

Proposed Development:                               (a) Construction of a single storey front and side extension and entrance porch extension providing an additional 26.5sq.m of floor area at ground floor level; (b) drainage and landscaping alterations within the curtilage of the site; (c) associated demolitions, internal layout alterations and new fenestration; (d) widening of vehicular entrance to 3.5m onto Springfield Avenue.




SD19A/0066                    GRANT PERMISSION               18-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Fionnuala Kennedy

Location:                                                               1, Templeroan Lodge, Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Operating a second preschool session from 1pm to 4pm, Monday to Friday, enrolling up to 11 children.


SD19B/0017                    GRANT PERMISSION               18-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Siobhan Odumosu

Location:                                                               6, Woodstown Gardens, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Single storey and first floor extension to rear; attic conversion with raised gable wall at side; dormer window to rear with associated site works.


SD19B/0060                    GRANT PERMISSION               16-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Denise & Brendan Farrelly

Location:                                                               357, Orwell Park Close, Tempelogue, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                                Porch to front of house.


SD19B/0062                    GRANT PERMISSION               16-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Alan Donnelly

Location:                                                               9, Whitechurch Green, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Conversion of garage; extension to side/rear of dwelling; front porch & associated site works.


SD19B/0063                    GRANT PERMISSION FOR RETENTION         18-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Anne & Michael Hughes

Location:                                                               17, Ashfield, Templeogue, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                                Retention of conversion of garage to room with accessible bathroom and extension/alterations to front entrance door and hall; all associated works.


SD18A/0356                    REFUSE PERMISSION              17-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Patsy Carmody

Location:                                                               Manor Avenue, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                                Demolition of former steelworks factory and build on resultant cleared site circa 0.13 hectares. The proposed development will consist of 4 terraced two storey three bedroom houses and ancillary site works.


SD19A/0058                    REFUSE PERMISSION              17-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Matt & Lucia Barnes

Location:                                                               Coolamber, Stocking Lane, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:  4 five bedroom, three storey houses of 170sq.m; 5 duplex units in a three storey block, consisting of 1 one bed unit, 3 two bed units and 1 three bed unit; vehicular access and associated site works at site adjacent to Coolamber.


SD19B/0064                    REFUSE PERMISSION              17-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant: Farag El Matoni

Location: 7, Prospect Meadows, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:  Widening the entrance; construct a new pier; remove a section of the grass verge and concrete over; dish existing kerb.


SD19A/0059                    REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION       18-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant: Orlagh GP Ltd.

Location: Orlagh House, Gunny Hill, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:  Retention for change of use of the site from religious instruction and the recreational activities of a religious body to the use of Orlagh House (Protected Structure ref. 374) as a wedding venue and corporate event space/destination with ancillary accommodation facilities.


SD19A/0060                    REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION       17-Apr-2019                                    

Applicant: Bernie & Larry Carey

Location: 48, Templeroan Way, Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:  Construction of 1 two storey, four bedroom detached dwelling to side of two storey dwelling, in the side garden, with vehicular access to serve house; all ancillary works and following on foot of previously granted permission ref. SD07A/0114.





APPEAL NOTIFIED:                                  16-Apr-2019

APPEAL LODGED:                                     12-Apr-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                    3RD PARTY

NATURE OF APPEAL:                              AGAINST DECISION

COUNCILS DECISION:                             GRANT PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                               Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Harton

LOCATION:                                                 35, St. Enda’s Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                1st storey extension including utility room and study with pitched roof and rear skylight over ground floor partially converted garage and utility room with proposed renovation of these two ground floor spaces into a family room including all associated ancillary works.





AN BORD PLEANALA REF. NO.:           ABP-303184-18

APPEAL DECIDED:                                     16-Apr-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                     Financial Contribution + 3rd Party

APPEAL DECISION:                                   Grant Permission

COUNCILS DECISION:                              GRANT PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                                Karl and Stuart Reid

LOCATION:                                                  Lands at the junction of Grange Road, Nutgrove Avenue and Loreto Terrace, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                 Construction of 2 three-storey buildings (linked at first and second floor levels) (4,931sq.m gross floor area, including one basement level of 1,730sq.m gross floor area) accommodating: 32 apartments (2 one-bedroom; 28 two-bedroom; and 2 three-bedroom); ancillary space including circulation cores (lifts and stairs), plant areas throughout the building etc; and an ESB sub-station and associated switch room (22sq.m). The development will also consist of the provision of: private, semi-private and communal open spaces in the form of balconies, terraces and a central landscaped courtyard; a new vehicular entrance from Loreto Terrace; a vehicular ramp providing access to basement level; car parking (40 spaces at basement level and 3 spaces on Loreto Terrace); bicycle parking (48 spaces at basement level); tenant storage; the repositioning of an ESB pole on Grange Road; a 1.5m footpath to the north-west of the site; diversion of existing drainage pipes; plant enclosures at roof level including lift over-runs; waste compounds/stores/recycling centres; SuDS measures including attenuation tank; all hard and soft landscaping; elevational treatments; lighting; signage; and all other associated site excavation, infrastructural and site development works above and below ground including changes in level, boundary treatments and associated site servicing (foul and surface water drainage and water supply). The development proposed is a variation on that permitted under Reg: SD07A/0540 (as extended under Reg. Ref. SD07A/0540/EP).

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