Prosecutor Seán Guerin, who told the jury in the Graham Dwyer trial that two mobile phones used to send text messages to Elaine O’Hara mirrored the life of Mr Dwyer and were “stuck to him like a shadow”. Photograph: Collins

Two mobile phones used to send text messages to Elaine O’Hara mirrored the life of Graham Dwyer and were “stuck to him like a shadow”, the jury in his(...)

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(...)

Lambay Castle, parts of which are understood to date from 1467, was bought by the Baring banking family more than 110 years ago and has been in private use since

A row among the extended Baring family over the installation of an en-suite bathroom in the 100-year old guest wing of Lambay Castle has been brought (...)

File photograph of publican Charlie Chawke. An Bord Pleanála has said a Dublin council had no grounds to charge Mr Chawke for an extension to one of his premises. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála has said a Dublin council has no grounds to charge publican Charlie Chawke €21,000 for a 14-square metre extension to one of his prem(...)

An artist’s impression of the Tara Street office block and station concourse with planning permission until 2020

CIÉ is to avail of the strong demand for office sites in Dublin city centre and enlist a partner to develop a high-rise office block alongside Tara St(...)

NUI Galway  is critical of the “narrow” focus on road options

Planners have received some 1,000 public submissions on road routes identified for the controversial Galway city “bypass” project.The N6 Galway City T(...)

Graham Dwyer trial has been told that a  phone  referred to as “master phone” and one of a pair recovered by gardaí from the Varty Reservoir, had been  topped up with credit from Jones’s Deli on Baggot St, opposite A & D Wejchert Architects, where Mr Dwyer worked.

Graham Dwyer’s work phone did not connect to any mobile phone mast cell between 5pm and 9pm on the evening Elaine O’Hara disappeared, a jury at the Ce(...)

The ESB offices from Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin

ESB’s plans to demolish and redevelop its 1960s Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million have been appealed to An Bord Pleanál(...)

Boland’s Mill: the concerns largely relate to the “architectural quality” of the new residential building, which planners say is not of the same standard as the two office blocks

Receivers acting for Nama have been advised by Dublin City Council to rethink their €150 million plans for the redevelopment of the historic Boland(...)

Judgments: Key cases in brief

A two-week break during an assault trial did not render a conviction unsafe. DPP vs Franey (2015) IECA 15 (Court of Appeal, Edwards J, February 4th, 2(...)