Journalists

Thursday 21 February 2019

Donal Buckley

A group of locals have formed a group called 'Imagine Dundrum', which is in the process of drawing up proposals to regenerate the old part of Dundrum village

Dundrum locals proactive on shopping centre future 

An unusual step in Irish planning is being taken by residents in the Dundrum area of south Dublin. Rather than wait for a developer to submit a planning application and then object to it, they are undertaking a major consultation process with local businesses, residents, politicians and the developer in advance. Also unusually, their feedback so far suggests that instead of seeking to curtail residential development, they want to encourage it.