A locator map showing Tinode, Blessington, in Co Wicklow where a court has ordered the demolition of a wooden chalet. Image: Google maps

An order for demolition of the wooden chalet home of a young family in Blessington, Co Wicklow built in “gross” breach of planning laws has been grant(...)

President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicolas Kearns: will give judgment on demolition request after Easter.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Wicklow County Council wants the High Court to order the demolition of the home of a young couple and their child alleged to have been built without p(...)

Katie Fortune’s chalet “The Wilderness” at Carrigeenshinnagh, Roundwood, Co Wicklow.

Peace has broken out between Wicklow Council Council and the owner of a chalet constructed in an area of outstanding natural beautiful in Co Wicklow, (...)

Planning experts have warned that a recent High Court ruling with respect to unauthorised developments could undermine the regulatory system. The find(...)

Katie Fortune, of Carrigeenshinnagh, Lough Dan, Roundwood, Co Wicklow, leaving court on Thursday after the High Court hearing. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge has overturned an order for demolition of a family home erected without planning permission near Lough Dan in Co Wicklow. Katie For(...)