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Annual reports

You can keep abreast of RTPI Ireland activity through our regular e-bulletin or through following us on Twitter at @RTPIIreland


The Inaugural Annual Planning Lecture in conjunction with Downey Planning and Architecture

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Irish planning, politics and connecting the dots on climate breakdown by Frank McDonald

at 6pm on Thursday 21 March 2019 in the Royal Irish Academy, 9 Dawson Street, Dublin


Places are free but must be pre-booked. Anyone booking a place and not turning up will be charged an administration fee.

More details here


Do you want to sit on a RTPI Ireland Sub Committee?

We are looking for members to sit on our two sub committees in 2019. They meet up to 3 times a year in Dublin.

Policy and Strategy Sub Committee

The Policy and Strategy Subcommittee is to act as an advisory board to the Irish Executive Committee (IEC) on planning policy matters with the following specific remit:

  • to implement and review the Planning Policy work plan agreed by the IEC for the year
  • to react to Irish planning policy issues as they arise during the year
  • to take a proactive approach to anticipating and leading thinking on planning policy in Ireland
  • to advise on, and support the development of, research on planning in Ireland
  • to promote Irish planning policy issues at a strategic level within the Institute
  • to advise and provide support on other policy issues identified by the IEC

Education and Lifelomg Learning Subcommittee

The Education and Lifelong Learning Subcommittee is to advise on events, lifelong learning and training needs in Ireland and on internal communication issues for members in Ireland. The Sub Committee aims to advise and assist on:

  • the development and delivery of RTPI Ireland's programme of events
  • planning education and lifelong learning in Ireland in liaison with the RTPI's Education and Lifelong Learning Committee
  • the development and delivery of training and courses in Ireland
  • developing support for young planners in Ireland
  • exploring the possible establishment of a planning aid service in Ireland
  • RTPI Ireland's communications including advising on the design and promotion of events, media relations, and communications with members in Ireland
  • other issues in education and lifelong learning identified by the IEC

If you wish to sit on either committee please email Catherine Bolster on stating which subcommittee you would like to join and including a short CV.