SDCC Planning Decisions 6 – 10 May 2019

(Knocklyon, Firhouse, Rathfarnham, Templeogue, Willington)



  • Application submitted to build house on Templeroan Way, Knocklyon.
  • Permission granted to build house in Whitecliff Estate, Rathfarnham.
  • Permission refused to build house in Marley Rise, Rathfarnham.
  • Additional information requested regarding application for the demolition and enabling works on lands incorporating ‘Beechpark’ ( Liam Cosgrave’s former house) at Scholarstown Road, Rathfarnham.
  • An Bord Pleanala upheld the decision of SDCC to grant permission for the refurbishment of existing 2 storey semi-detached houses and construction of 2 houses on Taylors Lane, Rathfarnham.




SD19A/0060          09-May-2019                     Permission                                  Additional Information

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.


SD19A/0156          08-May-2019                     Retention                                    New Application

Applicant:                                                            DSPCA

Location:                                                              Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                               Four cell integrated constructed wetland (ICW) and dual septic tank for the treatment of wastewater and wash waters associated with the premises including associated wildlife pond, wetland and landscaped areas located to the south of the premises.; discharge of treated waters from the system will be to an unnamed stream, a tributary of the Owendoher River.


SD19B/0184          08-May-2019                     Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            Niall & Karen Bass

Location:                                                              176A, Orwell Park View, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

Proposed Development:                               Widening of vehicular entrance (existing 3m, proposed 3.5m) including relocation of entrance pillar.


SD19B/0188          10-May-2019                     Permission                                  New Application

Applicant:                                                            John Kavanagh & Paula Ryan Kavanagh

Location:                                                              66, Templeville Road, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

Proposed Development:                               Extension/alterations to dwelling to include first floor side extension, rear single storey extension along with all ancillary site works and services.




SD19A/0016                    GRANT PERMISSION               07-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Jack & Imelda Coghlan

Location:                                                               202, Whitecliff Estate, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Demolition of existing granny flat extension; construction of a new standalone 106.2sq.m two storey dwelling; creation of new vehicular driveway; all associated site works.


SD19B/0084                    GRANT PERMISSION               07-May-2019                                     

Applicant:                                                             Elaine O’Shea & Declan Dolan

Location:                                                               Cruagh House, Cruagh Road, Rockbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Change the use of an existing stable/shed to a home office/gym; raise the roof ridge level; make elevational changes and all associated site works.


SD19A/0071                    REFUSE PERMISSION              08-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Martina Birmingham

Location:                                                               1 Marley Rise, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16.

Proposed Development:                                Construction of 2 one bedroom semi-detached dwellings; connection to existing services; widening of entrance to 7 metres to accommodate new development; all associated site works and services.


SD19B/0095                    REFUSE PERMISSION              07-May-2019                                    

Applicant:                                                             Tommy Moran

Location:                                                               The White House, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Proposed Development:                                Reconfiguration of/alterations to two storey house and extension at ground and first floor level to provide the following; utility room, living areas, playroom/study, master bedroom, bathroom, toilet, storage areas, circulation areas and the removal of existing porch at ground floor level; the kitchen/dining/living area to be retained at ground floor level; 2 additional bedrooms, circulation areas and roof patio at first floor level; 3 existing bedrooms and 2 bathrooms to be retained at first floor level; associated alterations to/provision of windows and doors throughout and associated works at roof level;  provision of decking and patio areas at ground floor level; total of 6 bedrooms are now provided; total gross floor area of the house is c. 405.86sq.m.; no change to the existing vehicular/pedestrian access; all associated site development works, services provision, landscaping/boundary treatment works.


SD19A/0088                    REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION       07-May-2019                                    

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 dwelling known as ‘Beechpark’; 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).





AN BORD PLEANALA REF. NO.:                    ABP-303359-19

APPEAL DECIDED:                                              08-May-2019

APPELLANT TYPE:                                              3RD PARTY

APPEAL DECISION:                                            Grant Permission

COUNCILS DECISION:                                       GRANT PERMISSION

APPLICANT:                                                          Jong Kim

LOCATION:                                                           ‘St. Roch’, Taylors Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT:                          Refurbishment of existing 2 storey semi-detached dwelling & construction of 2 semi-detached, 3 storey dwellings with shared vehicular entrance to Taylor’s Lane; 2 car spaces per dwelling in front gardens; boundary walls; landscaping of site and associated works.