The way is now clear for Intel to get the go-ahead for its planned $4bn (€3.53bn) manufacturing fabrication (FAB) facility at its Leixlip plant from Kildare County Council.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
A High Court challenge has been brought over a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant an industrial emissions licence to a chicken rearing plant in Co Limerick.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
Objections have been raised to halt the expansion of facilities at a one of Kerry’s most popular tourist attractions.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
A High Court challenge has been mounted against a decision to allow a company owned by independent TD Danny Healy-Rae to raise the level of a Co Kerry field with construction and demolition waste.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
A fresh planning row has broken out over the use of a public car park by customers of a supermarket in Bantry.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
The EU’s top court is to rule later this month on whether An Bord Pleanála properly assessed the environmental impact on the habitat of the hen harrier of a proposed €80m wind farm in Tipperary.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
A community-run water rescue unit is urgently seeking volunteers.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
An environmentalist has mounted a legal challenge to the granting of planning permission for a huge €100m data storage facility in North West Dublin linked to internet giant Amazon.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
The official administering Sean Dunne's Irish bankruptcy has told the High Court he believes the bankrupt businessman was the beneficial owner of the Dublin 4 property known as Walford which was purchased in July 2005 for €58m.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
An environmentalist has secured leave from the High Court to mount a legal challenge to the planning permission granted to build a sea wall at Donald Trump's golf club at Doonbeg in Co Clare.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
US president Donald Trump is facing a further battle in a long-running row with environmentalists over controversial plans to build sea defences to protect his 18-hole golf course in west Clare.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2018
Jim Carrey has failed in his attempt to get a wrongful death lawsuit over his ex-girlfriend's suicide thrown out of court.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Jim Carrey will find a trial over his ex-girlfriend's wrongful death "very painful", his lawyer said after a date was set for the star to face a jury.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
A hearing into objections against the granting of a licence for a salmon farm in Bantry Bay has heard that, were the development to go ahead, it could prove a “tipping point” for local families who have fished the area for generations.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
New research on how we choose godparents for our children has found that, in many cases, it is the siblings of parents that get picked.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Ms White, 30, from Cappawhite, Co Tipperary, was found dead at her Los Angeles home in September 2015 after overdosing on prescription drugs. A coroner recorded her death as suicide.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
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Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
A proposed wind farm development in North Tipperary which had been challenged in the High Court by local residents and environmentalists, has been given the go-ahead by a judge.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
A defendant in a district court case yesterday was “effectively a whistleblower” against himself and others in proceedings of harassment relating to Killarney’s famed jarvey business.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
A man has been given a two-and-half-year suspended sentence for kicking his opponent in the face and breaking his jaw after a hurling match.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2013
Plans for the €40m Shannon Bridge Crossing are heading for choppy waters after a leading environmental campaigner confirmed his intention to seek a judicial review.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2013
Over 190 jobs have been created on average every week by technology firms in Ireland so far this year.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
LEGAL actions brought by An Taisce and others over the manner in which consents were granted for the Corrib gas project have been settled and withdrawn at the High Court.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2011
The High Court has said it will hear opposing arguments from the State and An Bord Pleanala before deciding whether to grant leave to An Taisce and two Co Mayo residents to bring judicial review actions aimed at quashing permission for the gas pipeline linked to the Corrib gas field.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2011
More than €20m worth of grants for high-tech equipment will be handed out to schools over the coming days, it was announced today.
Fri, 15 Oct, 2010
IN all the years of covering racing, I have to say this was the worst decision I have seen.
Sat, 02 Oct, 2010
A PARTNERSHIP has been formed to improve the image of Killarney’s jarvey trade and the service it provides to tourists.
Tue, 06 Jul, 2010
A former Trinity College student who sold cannabis grass to his friends in order to help him pay his way through college has been given a three year suspended sentence and ordered to complete 240 hours community service.
Wed, 19 May, 2010
GREATER human rights protections are needed in the Government’s legislation to establish a DNA database for use by gardaí, an Oireachtas Committee has heard.
Thu, 29 Apr, 2010
A Lithuanian national accused of murder allegedly told a security guard at a night club that he had "caught up" with the deceased and "stabbed him up".
Wed, 08 Oct, 2008
A Polish man has denied under cross-examination at the Central Criminal Court that he used “force and power” to drag a Galway woman into a nearby carpark where he allegedly raped her.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2008
A Donegal man has been found not guilty of raping a teenage girl in his car over three years ago.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2008
The trial of a Donegal man for allegedly kidnapping and raping a teenage girl in a car has continued with legal argument in the absence of the jury at the Central Criminal Court.
Fri, 29 Feb, 2008
A doctor who examined a 14-year-old Donegal girl has told the Central Criminal Court that she "she wasn't sure she was definitely raped".
Thu, 28 Feb, 2008
A man has denied in evidence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that he threw missiles at gardaí during the Love Ulster parade riots in the city centre two years ago.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2008
The chief prosecution witness in the trial of four men accused of shooting a Limerick bouncer has denied that the man he had claimed asked him to shoot the bouncer approached him to commit the murder.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2007
The chief prosecution witness in the trial of four men accused of shooting a Limerick bouncer has told a jury at the Central Criminal Court that there had been an earlier plan to kill the bouncer before he shot him in the chest and in the head.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2007