The full costs of the Planning Tribunal will not go beyond the estimated €159 million despite the decision to award costs to former minister Ray Burke and a number of businessmen.
The Planning Tribunal has agreed at the High Court to withdraw findings of corruption and all other adverse findings made against former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond in its Third Interim Report of 2004.
All findings of corruption made by the planning tribunal against former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond have been quashed.
Former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond can continue with his action aimed at overturning findings of corruption made against him by the Planning Tribunal after he won a Supreme Court appeal yesterday.
The trial of four Councillors accused of accepting bribes to rezone over 100 acres of land has heard that the rezoning went against the advice of the then county manager.
New bridges and cycleways will form part of a plan to free up traffic in a congested area on the southside of Cork City.
THE first subsidised regional flights in just over a year between Kerry and Dublin resumed yesterday with the launch of the Aer Arann schedule from Farranfore.
THE iconic Ballyvaughan signpost will be restored and given state-protected status if moves by members of Clare County Council are successful.
The Labour candidate for the Donegal South West by-election has found himself embroiled in controversy after using an expletive when talking to the Donegal county manager.
LIMERICK County Council has come out in favour of a single local authority to manage Limerick city and county council, in preference to further boundary extensions.
Kerry has been awarded the prestigious title of European Entrepreneurial Region of the Year 2011 at a ceremony hosted by the EU Committee of the Regions (CoR) in Brussels today.
The trial of former Dublin Assistant County Manager, George Redmond, charged with receiving a bribe in return for purchasing development land, has heard he was originally reluctant to buy it.
Former Dublin County Manager John Fitzgerald has denied that he had an agreement with property developer Owen O'Callaghan about the Quarryvale development in Dublin.
The journey time between Dublin and Belfast will be cut to only two hours with tomorrow’s opening of the first motorway between the cities.
A major business conference highlighting the perks of relocating to Co Leitrim will be held in Dublin today.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a retiring local authority official, responsible for overseeing billions of euro worth of infrastructure projects in Co Cork.
The trial of Mr George Redmond on corruption charges which was due to begin next Monday has been adjourned until May 2007 at the earliest because of a recent spate of "adverse media publicity".
A new date for the trial of Mr George Redmond on a corruption charge will be set next month at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
WEXFORD town is to benefit from €300 million worth of development that is underway or in the planning process.
A councillor is to make a formal complaint after a senior official threw a journalist out of a council meeting in Galway.
A WEEK of upheavals in Limerick politics continued yesterday, when a paper bag had to be produced to select a new Cathaoirleach (chairperson) of Limerick County Council.
WATERFORD county councillor Brendan Mansfield has broken ranks with his council colleagues by making public details of private discussions on solutions to an impending waste crisis in the area.
PROTESTING Turkish workers at Gama yesterday called for the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) to withdraw the firm’s electricity generation licence until workers are fully paid.
The Galway Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) today hit out at the decision by Galway County Council to increase rates in the county by 8%.
The former Dublin Assistant City and County Manager George Redmond has been granted free legal aid for a trial scheduled to start on December 1 at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
A meeting of Wicklow County Council finished tonight after council members dealt with eight of 17 controversial rezoning decisions made last July.
Members of Wicklow County Council are to meet today to discuss controversial rezoning decisions made this summer.
“FOR once in my life I’m actually speechless. I’m sure the Minister for Finance would be happy to hear that.”
Plans to build the world’s largest theme park complex in Dublin were shelved tonight after councillors rejected a presentation from the developers.
The Criminal Assets Bureau may soon target people suspected of involvement in planning corruption.
The trial of former Dublin Assistant City and County Manager, George Redmond, for alleged corruption has continued with legal submissions before Judge Michael White.
Former Dublin Assistant City and County Manager George Redmond has pleaded not guilty to two charges of corruption in office.
A FRESH initiative to break the costly deadlock over a new motorway out of south Dublin was yesterday launched by campaigners fighting to save the site of an ancient castle.
MEMBERS of Kerry County Council are considering suing the chief executive of An Taisce after he accused them of putting the interests of an individual landowner before the public interest.
Former Assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond was back in court today in connection with corruption charges during his time at the council in the 1980s.
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