Ronan says latest planning refusal ‘makes Ireland look like a banana republic’

Property developer Johnny Ronan has described the refusal of planning permission for extra floors on the new Salesforce Tower in Dublin’s docklands as “complete nonsense”

11th August, 2019
CGI of the proposed Salesforce tower on Tara Street in Dublin 2 Inset: Johnny Ronan

Property developer Johnny Ronan has described the refusal of planning permission for extra floors on the new Salesforce Tower in Dublin’s docklands as “complete nonsense”.

“The Apple fiasco and now this, it makes Ireland look like a complete banana republic,” he said, referring to Apple’s scrapping of a planned €850 million data centre in Galway after years of planning delays.

Dublin City Council’s planners last week rejected...

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