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About Us


DOWNEY is a multi-disciplinary practice of Chartered Town Planners, RIAI Architects, ILI Landscape Architects, Urban Designers, and Project Managers.

Our collective ethos is to perfect the “Art of Planning and Design” to provide a full suite of technical services achieved through a holistic approach and decades of experience. This intersection of capacity-building and convergence of disciplines aims to offer high quality professional advice in the complex environment of strategic policy, plan-making, pre-planning to on-site delivery, and ultimately shaping the built environment based on our collective vision.

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DOWNEY have successfully lodged a
combined total of over 20,000 residential
units within the last 2 years.



When it comes to collaborative, place-making and strategic projects, the following provides a glimpse of our recent track record:

  • Portarlington Regeneration Strategy 2030 which informed part of a successful RRDF funding application (shortlisted in the Irish Planning Awards 2023, including the President’s Award)

  • Killaloe-Ballina Town Enhancement and Mobility Plan (shortlisted in the Irish Planning Awards 2023)

  • Clongriffin Town Centre and Strategic Housing Development

  • Belcamp Hall and its emerging neighbourhood within Dublin City’s northern fringe

  • Nationwide delivery of housing schemes

  • Provision of planning and architectural services across a wide range of retail and commercial portfolios

  • Housing Strategy and HNDA for the Laois County Development Plan 2021-2027

  • Housing Strategy and HNDA for the Galway County Development Plan 2022-2028


DOWNEY has assisted in the delivery of thousands of homes and commercial floorspace nationwide.
During the last 2 years DOWNEY have lodged a combined total of over 20,000 units and approximately 30,000 sq.m. of commercial floorspace across Ireland.

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