High Court proceedings that could have resulted in the imprisonment of people protesting outside two beef processing plants have been struck out following an agreement between the factory owners and the protestors.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Peadar Toibin, the Meath West TD, stood up in the public gallery during the call-over of cases and said he wished to inform the court that some named defendants had not been served with and had no knowledge of the proceedings against them
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
Two local residents have asked a High Court judge to allow them appeal his decision clearing the way for tech giant Apple to develop the first phase of a planned €850m data centre in Athenry, Co Galway.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Why some of the data included as part of Indaver Ireland’s application to build an incinerator in Ringaskiddy appears identical to a 2008 application by another company for an entirely different facility in Co Meath remained a mystery yesterday on the final day of an oral hearing into the proposed project.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
An evacuation route put forward by Indaver Ireland to facilitate movement of personnel off Haulbowline Island in the event of an emergency involves use of a road that is gated, with the gates locked during certain periods.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Fast-roping special forces onto a ship as part of marine counter-terrorism training; cargo-slinging large loads and how low is too low when flying above a chimney stack — these issues all formed part of a robust Department of Defence rebuttal of claims that building an incinerator in Ringaskiddy would pose no threat to Air Corps operations.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Nothing in the environmental impact statement (EIS) accompanying Indaver Ireland’s planning application to build an incinerator in Ringaskiddy adequately explains the health impact it could have, according to a specialist in public health.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
The proposed incinerator in Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour could present a risk of fatal injury to helicopter crews, and an incident at the plant could effectively cut off the Haulbowline Naval Base, according to the Department of Defence.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
There were angry exchanges and at least three calls for an adjournment at the opening day of An Bord Pleanála’s oral hearing into proposals by waste management company Indaver Ireland to build a €160m incinerator in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
A threat of jail continues to hang over Ben Gilroy, a founder of the political movement Direct Democracy Ireland, over alleged contempt of court orders restraining trespass and interference with receivers appointed over a stud farm lands in Co Kildare.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2013