SDCC Planning Decisions 18 – 22 Feb 2019

(Knocklyon, Firhouse, Rathfarnham, Templeogue, Willington)



  • Application submitted to demolish exiting house and construct a new house in The Wood, Ballyboden Road.
  • Application submitted to construct 4 houses in Coolamber, Stocking Lane.
  • Appeal notified to An Bord Pleanala regarding SDCC decision to refuse planning permission for alterations to house in Mount Alton.
  • An Bord Pleanala upheld decision of SDCC to refuse planning permission for residential development and schools south of Stocking Avenue, east of Ballycullen Road, Oldcourt.
  • Templeogue College expansion.




SD18A/0330          19-Feb-2019             Permission          Significant Additional Information

Applicant:                                                   Cathy Keating

Location:                                                      The Wood, Ballyboden Road, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                       Demolition of single storey house and construction of two storey house with entrance onto Ballyboden Road and ancillaries.


SD19A/0058          21-Feb-2019             Permission                                           New Application

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.


SD18B/0462          19-Feb-2019             Permission                                           Additional Information

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.        


SD19B/0056          20-Feb-2019             Permission                                           New Application

Applicant:                                                   Glen Holmes & Emma Kinsella

Location:                                                      19A, College Crescent, Terenure, Dublin 6W.

Proposed Development:                       Construction of extension to the front at ground floor level with flat roof; extension to the side at first floor level to tie into existing roof; porch with flat roof; internal alterations and all associated ancillary site works.


SD19B/0060          21-Feb-2019             Permission                                           New Application

Applicant:                                                   Denise & Brendan Farrelly

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

Proposed Development:                       Porch to front of house.


SD19B/0062          22-Feb-2019             Permission                                           New Application

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          22-Feb-2019             Retention                                             New Application

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/0442                                                GRANT PERMISSION              20-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Congregation of the Holy Spirit

Location:                                                      Templeogue College, Templeville Road, Dublin 6.

Proposed Development:                       Construction of an approx. 440sq.m two storey extension to the existing school; 1 construction studies room, prep. area and project store at ground floor level; 2 mainstream classrooms and 2 AEN resource rooms at first floor level along with ancillary areas and all associated site works.


SD18B/0453                                                GRANT PERMISSION              22-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Rosemount Properties Ltd.

Location:                                                      6, Wellington Cottages, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

Proposed Development:                       Demolition of single storey extension to rear and construction of single storey extension to rear and internal alterations.


SD18B/0517                                                GRANT PERMISSION              20-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Tom & Mary Waters

Location:                                                      9, Wainsfort Manor Drive, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                       Conversion of attic to storage including changing hipped end roof to a ‘Dutch’ hip gable roof; dormer window to the rear and a window to the side all at roof level.


SD18B/0524                                                GRANT PERMISSION              20-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   John & Glenda Marrinan

Location:                                                      115, Glenvara Park, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                       Construction of a double storey extension to the side and a single storey extension to the rear with internal & external modifications to existing house and all associated site development works; works include demolition of existing single storey extension to the side and rear and the provision of new  study; utility room; wc/shower; dining room; family room and enclosed porch at ground floor level and the provision of new bedroom 5; store; enlarged existing bedroom 4 and enlarged family bathroom at first floor level; total new area proposed is 67.7sq.m.; add external insulation (rendered) to the existing dwelling


SD18B/0525                                                GRANT PERMISSION              20-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Paul O’Reilly

Location:                                                      24, Templeville Drive, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                       37sq.m single storey extension to rear of existing dwelling with associated works including new tiled mono pitched roof to front canopy and increase driveway opening to roadway from 3m to 4.8m.


SD18B/0527                                                GRANT PERMISSION              22-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Deirdre Caulfield

Location:                                                      3, Fortfield Grove, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                       Remove side garage, two storey rear return and detached shed and construct two storey side extension; single storey rear extension; new rear dormer window; internal & external alterations; widen existing vehicular entrance.


SD18B/0529                                                GRANT PERMISSION              22-Feb-2019                                     

Applicant:                                                   John & Helena Casey

Location:                                                      56, Templeville Drive, Dublin 6w

Proposed Development:                       Part single, part two storey extension to rear with roof lights; two storey extension to side of dwelling over existing garage; lean-to roof over entrance to front; roof lights to side of main dwelling; widening of existing vehicular entrance piers to 3.5m; removal of existing chimney to side of dwelling and all associated site works.


SD18B/0531                                                GRANT PERMISSION              22-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Michael & Cathy O’Leary

Location:                                                      50, Butterfield Park, Dublin 14

Proposed Development:                       First floor extension to side over existing garage; single storey extension to rear; conversion of existing garage to habitable space; new dry dash finish replacing existing dry dash to front; widening of vehicular access to 3.5m and associated site works.


SD18B/0519                                                GRANT PERMISSION FOR RETENTION            20-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Maria & Richard Hoolahan

Location:                                                      12, Whitecliff Estate, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                       Retention of converted existing covered car port for habitable use to include extended hallway; extended side passage; roof window; entrance door to original side passage; repositioning of hall door to front facade & all associated works (converted 2005).


SD18B/0522                                                REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION          19-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Bernard & Joan Molloy

Location:                                                      343, Orwell Park Close, Templeogue, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                       Removal of an existing ground floor window and replacement with a door and window to the front of existing dwelling house.


SD18B/0533                                                REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION          18-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Colin & Emer McKenna

Location:                                                      27, Ballyroan Heights, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                       Demolition of an existing rear conservatory, side sheds, chimney and front pillar and construction of a 2 storey rear extension; attic conversion with roof lights; front and rear windows, front ground floor bay window; sloped roof to front entrance; single storey detached utility room; gym and toilet with flat roof to side garden; external insulation with a brick & render finish; widening of front entrance; side gate to rear garden and window in gable wall at first floor; internal alterations at ground floor and first floor; associated site works including permeable paving.


SD18B/0535                                                REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION          21-Feb-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                   Killian Casey & Emer Duffy

Location:                                                      The Millhouse, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14.

Proposed Development:                       Construction of vehicular entrance to the curtilage of a Protected Structure to accommodate 3 car spaces on a paved surface that shall abutt directly onto the public realm; provision of pedestrian entrance and path to the back of the spaces, to access the period house directly; erection of a 2m high boundary metal fence and 1m hedge screening along the boundary facing St. Patricks Cottages replacing the existing chain-link fence.





APPEAL NOTIFIED:                                  19-Feb-2019

APPEAL LODGED:                                     18-Feb-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                    1ST PARTY

NATURE OF APPEAL:                              AGAINST DECISION

COUNCILS DECISION:                             REFUSE PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                               James & Sarah Fitzpatrick

LOCATION:                                                 38, Mount Alton, Dublin 16

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 rear shed; first floor flat roofed dormer extension providing first floor habitable accommodation, including raising of roof ridge to rear and sides hosting photovoltaic panels and a strip roof light to the front of the property.





AN BORD PLEANALA REF. NO.:           ABP-302414-18

APPEAL DECIDED:                                    20-Feb-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                     1st Party

APPEAL DECISION:                                   Refuse Permission & Refuse Outline Permission


APPLICANT:                                                Jones Investments Limited

LOCATION:                                                  Site A (1.9 ha) south of Stocking Avenue, Site B, (8.24 ha), east of B                                                                           allycullen Road, Oldcourt, Dublin 16.

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                Permission and outline permission for development, respectively, for a mixed use scheme on two sites identified as Site A and Site B, respectively, with a combined area c. 10.14 hectares.  The proposed development on Site A, for which permission development is sought, will consist of the construction of a residential scheme comprising: 65 residential units (8,310sq.m) comprising: 51 houses (31 4-bed houses (1 detached unit; 2 semi-detached units; 12 end terrace units and 16 mid terrace units) and 20 3-bed houses (2 detached units; 16 semi-detached units and 2 mid terrace units) and 14 apartments (6 single storey apartments (4 1-bed units and 2 2-bed units) and 8 3-bed duplex apartments).  The development of Site A will also consist of the provision of 121 car parking spaces; bicycle parking; internal access roads; public and private open space (including areas of hard and soft landscaping); PV solar panels on roofs; waste storage facilities; Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS); boundary treatment works; signage; lighting; 1 ESB substation; changes in level; site services (foul and surface water drainage and water supply); and all other associated site excavation, infrastructural and site development works above and below ground.  The proposed development on Site B for which outline permission for development is sought, will consist of the construction of an educational campus (comprising a two storey 16 classroom primary school (2,407sq.m); a two storey 37 classroom post primary school (10,095sq.m) and playing pitch (c. 2.67 ha).  The development of Site B will also consist of the provision of 114 car parking spaces; 660 bicycle parking stands; areas of hard and soft landscaping; extension of the footpath along Ballycullen Road; waste storage facilities; Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS); boundary treatment works; lighting; changes in level; site services (foul and surface water drainage and water supply); and all other associated site excavation, infrastructural and site development works above and below ground.  Site A (c. 1.9 ha) is located south of Stocking Avenue (west of Stocking Wood Copse), Ballycullen Dublin 16; Site B (c.8.24 ha) is located east of Ballycullen Road (south of Abbot’s Grove), Oldcourt, Dublin 16.  (Two Protected Structures are located in Site B: a Stone Cross, RPS Ref. 360 and St. Columcille’s Well (Holy Well) RPS Ref. 362.  For the avoidance of any doubt, no works are proposed to the protected structures).  The development proposed requires the ‘relocation’ of the specific objective (Objective PS (Proposed Primary School) to provide a primary school set out in South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2016-2022 (as shown on map 10) from Site A to Site B.

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