William Murray & Associates is a planning and development consultancy firm offering confidential advisory services to public and private sector clients.

Willie Murray

Willie Murray is a Town Planner, a former Fellow of the Royal Town Planning Institute and a Member of the Irish Planning Institute. He has over 40 years of planning experience at a senior level in the public sector including his tenure as Dublin County Planning Officer and Planning Director in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown. Willie had responsibility for the delivery of the planning function including Development Plans, Development Control, Local Area Plans and Environmental Impact Statements.


  • Planning and Development Consultant since 2001.
  • County Planning Officer for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
  • Deputy Dublin Planning Officer with responsibility for County Dublin
  • Planning Appeals Inspector
  • CEO Rathdown Light Rail Ltd.


  • Graduate Diploma in Town and Regional Planning from Queens University of Belfast
  • Graduate Diploma in Town and Country Planning from the Dublin Institute of Technology
  • BA (Hons) Degree from the National University of Ireland (UCD)