Johnny Ronan to defend Dublin high rise
Developer Johnny Ronan's appeal to An Bord Pleanála against Dublin City Council's rejection of plans by Ronan Group Real Estate to build Dublin's tallest building next to Tara Street station gets under way today, writes Ronald Quinlan.
Mr Ronan's company, Tanat Ltd, is seeking permission to build a 22-storey (88m) tower comprising offices, a hotel and roof-top restaurant.
An Bord Pleanála's decision to hold an oral hearing came in response to a request from the developer. In dealing with the matter in a public forum, the board is observing a procedure it follows in complex cases or where there are significant national or local issues involved.