The High Court in Belfast. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A Belfast High Court judge who quashed the granting of planning permission for a new 38,000-seat GAA stadium in the west of the city has demanded “com(...)

A sign outside Casement Park in Belfast.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The granting of planning permission for a new 38,000-seater GAA stadium in the heart of west Belfast is to be quashed, a High Court judge has ruled.Mr(...)

The  Coalition initially promised it would publish a Bill in 2012 but a series of reviews ordered by former minister Phil Hogan meant the  date was pushed back first to 2013, and then to 2014. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

The Government will not publish its long-awaited legislation on climate change until the new year. A spokesman at the Department of the Environ(...)

Three swimming clubs and two water polo clubs involving over 1,000 young swimmers have expressed opposition to a plan to increase charges at Leisureland in Salthill, Galway, from January 1st. File photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images

Mayor of Galway Donal Lyons (Independent) says he is taking advice over “threatening emails” sent to him in response to increased charges for the c(...)

Casement Park in west Belfast. Photograph: Andrew Paton/INPHO

Northern Ireland’s Environment Minister acted unlawfully in approving a new 38,000-seat GAA stadium in the heart of west Belfast, a High Court judge h(...)

Minister for Social Protection, Tánaiste Joan Burton. Staff at her department vigorously opposed the handing over of PPS numbers – particularly of children – to Irish Water. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Staff at the Department of Social Protection vigorously opposed the handing over of PPS numbers – particularly of children – to Irish Water, it has em(...)

Tánaiste and Minister Joan Burton: publicly she and other ministers were insisting the PPS data would only be used by Irish Water to validate allowances but behind the scenes there was concern. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

The Department of Social Protection warned Irish Water at their very first meeting that child benefit details could not be reliably used for the purpo(...)

The new housing strategy, Social Housing Strategy 2020: Support, Supply, Reform, is not supportive or reforming enough. Apart from the provision of 35(...)

Pat Davitt: “things have slowed”

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers has called on the Government to create a full ministerial position with responsibility for the (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has made it clear he does not wish ‘to close down Sligo County Council’, elected members have been told. Image: Google Street View

Marese McDonagh Taoiseach Enda Kenny has made it clear he does not wish “to close down Sligo County Council”, elected members have been told.Amid spec(...)