Photo: Scholarstown House


  • Application submitted to construct 1 house at the side of an existing house at 24 Tara Hill Road, Rathfarnham.
  • Application submitted for the demolition of the 4 existing shed structures on site within the curtilage of the protected structure; Retention and conversion of Scholarstown House (Protected Structure) into two residential units comprised of 1 two bed and 1 three bed units served by private open space in the form of ground floor terrace; The proposed works to Scholarstown House include but are not limited to internal re-configuration; Re-location of the staircase to its original location within the house; Removal of non-original features including the closing up of non-original openings; Creation of a new door opening within the existing alcove, and the blocking up of a window opening both located on the northern elevation; Construction of an apartment block ranging in height from 3 to 5 storeys containing 74 apartment units comprised of 32 one bed apartments, 33 two bed apartments, and 9 three bed apartments all served by private open space in the form of balconies and/or ground floor terraces; The proposed development also includes 100sq.m of residential amenities and facilities consisting of but not limited to a reception, communal amenity room and parcel room; The development will be served by a total of 40 car parking spaces and 183 cycle parking spaces accessed via a new pedestrian and vehicular access off Orlagh Grove with the existing entrances on Scholarstown Road and Orlagh Grove being re-configured to provide for pedestrian and cycle access; All ancillary development works required to facilitate the development including but not limited to, plant rooms, a substation, bin stores, landscaping, boundary treatments and lighting; The proposed development comprises the carrying out of works to a protected structure: Scholarstown House (RPS Ref: 322).
  • Application submitted to construct 2 houses at the side of an existing house at Lynbrook, Whitechurch Road.
  • Application submitted for a change of use of Templeogue College community Residence and garage to a special educational needs school.
  • Application submitted to construct 1 house at the side of an existing house at 2 Barton Road West, Rathfarnham.
  • LR-D2 Meeting Request submitted to construct 212 residential units in 4 apartment blocks of 4-5 storeys at White Pines East, Stocking Avenue.
  • Application submitted to extend Lidl, Old Court Road, Firhouse.


  • Permission granted to construct a 15 meter high telecommunications stree works structure on Templeroan Road, Knocklyon.
  • Permission refused to construct 1 house on the lands of an existing house at Beechlawn, Kilakee Road, Rathfarnham.



  • Appeals notified to An Bord Pleanala regarding SDCC’s decision to grant permission for the demolition of 2 habitable structures and construction of 22 residential units on lands at Silveracre Bungalow, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham.


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