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SBP editorial: New plan must commit strongly to rural Ireland

18th February, 2018

There have been predictable reactions to the publication of the Project Ireland 2040 plan. But it has to be said immediately that the old approach of having no plan has patently failed.

It allowed developer-led planning that has resulted in a capital city bursting at the seams, dereliction in urban areas, dying market towns, and one-off houses dotted around the countryside.

So the fact that the Ireland 2040 plan is going to result in legally binding...

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