An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for a huge wind farm in north Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Planning permission for a controversial €240 million wind farm development at in north Meath has been refused by an Bord Pleanála. Element Power had (...)

 Paul Gogarty: he said he and his colleagues were trying to prevent over-development in the area. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Builder New Generation Homes is set to clash with county councillors who are bidding to have a site that it has already earmarked for housing rezoned (...)

The case now looks set to go to a full trial and Mr Justice Brian McGovern has scheduled it for May 3rd in the High Court

O’Flynn Capital Partners’s (OFCP) High Court challenge to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s decision to refuse planning for a €75 million housin(...)

When the sky over Broadhaven Bay in northwest Mayo turned “pure orange” last New Year’s Eve, it was evident that gas had finally come ashore after yea(...)

Led by chief executive Pat Crean (left) and founder Greg Kavanagh, New Generation Homes has spent more than €300 million buying development sites in Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

When he arrived on the property market five years ago at the trough of the recession, New Generation Homes founder Greg Kavanagh attracted plenty of a(...)

The modern office building rented by An Bord Pleanála at City Square on Marlborough Street in Dublin 1

A little known Irish insurance company has outbid five other investors to buy the modern office building rented by An Bord Pleanála at City Square on (...)

Commemorative plaque at 16 Moore Street where republicans decided to surrender towards the end of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Frank Miller

Had it been left entirely to property developer Joe O’Reilly, the decrepit buildings at 14-17 Moore Street, where leaders of the Rising took refuge af(...)

Just 12 decisions on proposed wind turbine constructions were made in 2015 in Ireland, compared with 19 the previous year and 29 in 2013

Long delays in processing planning applications for wind turbines are causing concern in the renewable-energy sector as it emerged that dozens of case(...)

The decentralisation plan piloted by the then minister for finance Charlie McCreevy (above) in 2003, significantly undermined the National Spatial Strategy  that had been drawn up by the same administration, a Department of Environment report said. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Decisions made by Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats to move tens of thousands of public servants out of Dublin derailed national planning rule(...)

7 Shrewsbury Road, Dublin. Shrewsbury Road residents are trying to block plans for an extension at the property that includes an underground cinema. Photograph:

Residents on one of the country’s most exclusive roads, in Dublin 4, are trying to block plans for an extension that includes an underground cinema. (...)