Planning is a political issue – and it’s crucial for our future
Greater investment in the system is essential if politicians are to deliver on their election promises and avoid another boom/bust cycle
Many of the key issues of this general election campaign, such as climate action, sustainable development, public transport and housing, are inextricably linked with planning and planning policy. Professional planners have a significant role to play in delivering on many of the promises that politicians have been making in recent weeks. Some of these are worthwhile and achievable – but it is important that these promises are grounded in reality and realisable.
Amid all the...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
Ivan Gaine: Shared equity proposal can alleviate housing mess
There’s no silver bullet to the current crisis, but the shared equity initiative would make a meaningful difference to aspiring first-time buyers
Pat Farrell: In the long-running apartment debate, size matters
Ignore the false narratives: Irish apartment standards are amongst the best in Europe
Culture must come before continuity in any successful remote-working plan
In our business, colleagues are friends, leaders are visible, teams collaborate, success celebrated and juniors elevated. Remote working, however, just feels like hard work