Irish Planning Regulatory Institutions: 

Department of the Envrionment, Heritage and Local Government / An Roinn Comhashaoil, Oidhreacht agus Rialtais Áitiúil

An Bord Pleanála

An Taisce / The National Trust for Ireland

Affiliated Professional Planning Institutions:

Irish Planning Institute / Institiúid Pleanála na hÉireann

Royal Town Planning Institute

Key Planning Legislation in Ireland:

Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

Planning and Development Act, 2000

Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2009

Planning and Development Regulations (since 2001)

Key Policies and Schemes in Ireland: 

The National Spatial Strategy

National Development Plan

Transport 21

Cork Area Strategic Plan

Planning Resources:



An Irish Planning Student’s Blog

An Irish Town Planner’s Blog

Ireland After NAMA


The Transport Politic

Friends of the Society:

Transition Town Kinsale

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