Over 200 planning permissions were granted by Kerry County Council in the first three months of this year. In frustration and in an attempt to circumvent the planning regulations, the musician decided to build a small house on an articulated lorry trailer in 2015 and moved it on to the site, but the local authority said the development breached planning laws. – November 6th, 2020. 13 conditions have been attached to the granting of planning permission to a prominent West Kerry musician. "The planning laws must be changed if rural communities are to survive. The Heat Doctor, David O'Sullivan of DC Energy Solutions of Glenbeigh, answers your home heating and energy conservation questions on the first Friday of... Darragh Cassidy is head of communications at the price comparison website, bonkers.ie. Iriseoir Fise. 58 were for new dwelling homes builds, 53 for extensions and 24 for alterations or conversions. An Bord Pleanála concluded the proposed development would not cause any serious injury to the visual amenities of the area. Over 200 planning permissions were granted by Kerry County Council in the first three months of this year. 13 conditions have been attached to the granting of planning permission to a prominent West Kerry musician. © RTÉ 2020. In overturning the council’s decision, An Bord Pleanála attached 13 conditions to the permission. Without people on the land, you won’t have the language, you won’t have the music, you will lose the essence of what Ireland is. The Heat Doctor, David O'Sullivan of DC Energy Solutions of Glenbeigh, answers your home heating and energy conservation questions on the first Friday of... Darragh Cassidy is head of communications at the price comparison website, bonkers.ie. The planning authority has granted permission for a 50 […] The system allows you to search by Planning Number, Applicant Name, Location of Development and/or Application Date. I finally have legal status on my own land. The appeal to An Bord Pleanála cited the socio-linguistic importance of the development in the context of the appellant’s association with this Gaeltacht area, he being a renowned musician. 216 planning permissions granted by Kerry County Council in first quarter of 2018. RTÉ is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. FILE NUMBER DATE : 05/02/2019 KERRY COUNTY COUNCIL P L A N N I N G A P P L I C A T I O N S PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FROM 21/01/19 TO 25/01/19 under section 34 of the Act the applications for permission may be granted permission, subject to or without conditions, or refused; "The planning policies are driving people off their land and in to the big towns. His most recent application to construct a new dwelling house and remove the trailer-house from his land in Baile na bPoc had been refused the Council on the basis that the development would be unduly obtrusive on the landscape and sets a precedent for undesirable ribbon development of a suburban nature in an exposed and sensitive area. Is there any way of avoiding bank fees and charges? Planning permission was granted in material contravention of the Kerry Development Plan without an Environmental Assessment (EIA) or an Appropriate Assessment (AA) being carried out, he claimed. After last week's break, Michael O'Regan returns with his analysis of Irish politics. Mr Ó Beaglaoich faces jail and a possible fine of up to €12.6m if he fails to comply with the order. RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Media. Mr Ó Beaglaoich said he was both elated and relieved. In response to the planning authority, the council said Mr O’Beaglaoich’s local connections do not permit it to overlook issues associated with the site. A total of 81 related to non-dwelling home builds or alterations. According to the Central Statistics Office, a total of 216 permissions were granted during the period January to March. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich’s efforts to secure planning permission have been well documented over the past 15 years. The musician had built a wooden cabin on an articulated truck trailer after the council refused to grant him planning permission; it stated the house would be ‘unduly obtrusive on the landscape’, would contribute to ribbon development and would seriously injure visual amenities. 96-98fm, Win for IT Tralee students at National Smarter Travel Campus Awards, Councillor says Kerry roads are for the users, not for engineers, 5 new COVID-19 related deaths and 335 new cases this evening, with 23 in Kerry, Win for Kerry Camogie on the Road In Carlow, Champions Liverpool & Title Rivals Man City Meet In Premier League Clash, Any Escape from Bank Fees and Charges? This fight has been about the rights of the younger generations to live in their own townlands. However, following an appeal, An Bord Pleanála has now overturned that decision, as it deems the proposed single-story dwelling to be in keeping with the traditional settlement pattern in Baile na bPoc. FÍSEÁN Cead pleanála faighte ag fear na gcnaipí Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich i mBaile na bPoc pic.twitter.com/VzMYlIuXFg. He also mounted a protest at a recent council meeting in Tralee. Following a 15-year planning battle, a well-known west Kerry musician has been granted permission to build a home on his family farm. Mr Ó Beaglaoich added: "Planners should be planning for the people not for nonsensical policies.". He said: "We may have won this small battle, but the war has yet to be won. Meáin Náisiúnta Seirbhíse Poiblí na hÉireann. He's also casting his eye on the US elections. Radio Kerry your voice in the kingdom He recently erected 235 white crosses in his field to symbolically represent the negative impact of rural depopulation on his village. The musician had refused to do so and said he was taking a stand on behalf of young people having difficulties in securing planning in Gaeltacht areas. The planning authority has granted permission for a 50 square metre, single storey dwelling. The floor area for all permissions granted totalled over 30,000 square metres, which equates to over seven acres. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich successfully appealed Kerry County Council's decision to refuse permission for a dwelling house in Baile na bPoc in the west Kerry Gaeltacht. "This is only the beginning. Mr Ó Beaglaoich’s case has received national attention with the musician refusing to remove from his site a trailer-house which has been deemed an unauthorised development by the local authority. – November 6th, 2020. According to the Central Statistics Office, a total of 216 permissions were granted during the period January to March. Radio Kerry your voice in the kingdom 96-98fm, Win for IT Tralee students at National Smarter Travel Campus Awards, Councillor says Kerry roads are for the users, not for engineers, 5 new COVID-19 related deaths and 335 new cases this evening, with 23 in Kerry, Win for Kerry Camogie on the Road In Carlow, Champions Liverpool & Title Rivals Man City Meet In Premier League Clash, Any Escape from Bank Fees and Charges? He said: "This has been a 15-year struggle and it's a weight off my heart. Mr Ó Beaglaoich has recently embarked on a campaign highlighting what he calls "unfair" planning policies and which are having a "detrimental effect" on communities in Gaeltacht areas. We will take our campaign to the Dáil, we will take it to Brussels, we will do whatever it takes. He's also casting his eye on the US elections. Cead pleanála faighte ag an gceoltóir Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, Cumha ar bhádóirí Chorca Dhuibhne i ndiaidh Fungie, Locals fear 'strong likelihood' Fungie will not return, Divers join search for Fungie the dolphin in Dingle. Breanndán Ó … In recent days, An Bórd Pleanála granted planning permission to Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich to build a house in his native townland of Baile na bPoc in Baile na nGall. Mr Ó Beaglaoich has been attempting to secure permission to build a home on the site since 2005. Rural Ireland is being slowly suffocated.". Following a 15-year planning battle, a well-known west Kerry musician has been granted permission to build a home on his family farm. They include: the existing mobile house shall be permanently removed from the site prior to the occupation of the house; an existing well on the site must be decommissioned; and the current agricultural entrance to the site shall be closed up. An enforcement order to remove the structure has been issued. After last week's break, Michael O'Regan returns with his analysis of Irish politics. This online Planning Enquiry System allows you to access a copy of Kerry County Councils live planning database, which is updated on a daily basis. Is there any way of avoiding bank fees and charges? The musician said he was willing to face jail rather than leave his home. In recent days, An Bórd Pleanála granted planning permission to Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich to build a house in his native townland of Baile na bPoc in Baile na nGall.