Permission for the construction of hundreds of new homes in Kildare has been granted.
An Bord Pleanala has approved Ardstone Homes Limited's application for 343 homes in Newbridge.
These include 283 houses, 60 apartments and a childcare facility on an 18 hectare site off the Athgarvan Road in Kilbelin.
This was a "Strategic Housing Development " application.
ABP has attached 21 conditions to the planning permission.
An Bord Pleanala's order is available here