Bríd McGarry, a  Mayo landowner, and Mary Corduff, wife of jailed farmer Willie Corduff, after five Mayo farmers were  jailed  in 2005 for refusing to give an undertaking not to obstruct the construction of the Corrib gas pipe line. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“You’ve gone very quiet up there.” North Mayo resident Mary Corduff reckons that if she had a euro for every time she heard this remark over the past (...)

Maura Harrington claimed An Bord Pleanála had misapplied the provisions of the directive and the development could have serious and irreversible implications.

Environmental campaigner Maura Harrington has lost a High Court challenge to planning permission for a sports and community facility in an area that s(...)

Margaretta D’Arcy being escorted into Ennis Court yesterday.

Four supporters of anti-war activist Margaretta D’Arcy (79) were forcibly removed by gardaí from court in Ennis yesterday after disrupting proceedings(...)

A section of the Corrib gas line at Aughoose, Co Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that Shell E&P Ireland can fall back on the original emissions licence for the Corrib gas refine(...)