A total of 518,400 viewers have so far watched the Eco Eye episode on sustainable spatial planning. The episode which was first aired on 28 January 2020 was co-sponsored by the Office of the Planning Regulator and Healthy Ireland.
The programme had the highest ratings across series 18 of Eco Eye.
The broadcast which was presented by Duncan Stewart, highlighted best practice in good planning and explored examples in Ireland where planning is delivering for communities. It also examined how effective planning can help reduce lengthy commutes, contribute to a reduction in our carbon footprint and facilitate the return of vibrancy to our towns.
The programme heard from experts in spatial planning such as Dr Conor Norton, Technical University Dublin as well as those on the ground who are working to bring vibrancy and vitality back to towns including Eugene Cummins, Chief Executive of Roscommon County Council.
It is available to view below.
Pictured above are Eugene Cummins, Chief Executive, Roscommon County Council and Duncan Stewart, Presenter, Eco Eye