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An Bord Pleanála is being overwhelmed with applications, including for house building. Photo: Bloomberg

An Bord Pleanála is being overwhelmed with applications, including for house building. Photo: Bloomberg

An Bord Pleanála is being overwhelmed with applications, including for house building. Photo: Bloomberg

Major concerns are emerging about a shortage of planners and other key staff after a huge jump in workload for the state’s key planning authority, An Bord Pleanála (ABP).

A mounting number of often complex, large-scale housing, transport and renewable energy projects is leading to fears of delays across the planning system unless specialist and other support staff numbers can be increased.


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