A dispute related to works on two new bridges in Kilkenny city that are part of its Central Access Scheme has been settled in the High Court. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A dispute related to works on two new bridges in Kilkenny city that are part of its Central Access Scheme has been settled in the High Court, on terms(...)

Patrick McKee has denied a claim made by Sinn Féin that he approached Kathleen Funchion with a view to joining the party. Photograph: Youtube

The Renua Ireland candidate for next month’s byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny has denies a claim from Sinn Féin that he had approached the party with a v(...)

Fianna Fáil councillor and solicitor Patrick McKee, who is currently Leas-Cathoirleach of Kilkenny County Council, is expected to contest the upcoming by-election in Carlow Kilkenny for Lucinda Creighton’s new political party Renua. Image: Youtube

Lucinda Creighton’s new political party Renua Ireland is set to poach a Fianna Fáil councillor to run in the upcoming byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny.So(...)

A European Parliament spokesman has said that MEPs have parliamentary immunity in the exercise of their duties  following a row between Irish commissioner-designate Phil Hogan and Independent MEP Nessa Childers over a row she circulated to parliament members of his potential appointment. Photographs: The Irish Times and Patrick Seeger/EPA.

Members of the European Parliament have parliamentary immunity in the exercise of their duties as MEPs, a spokesman for the European Parliament has sa(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the balance of convenience for the public interest lay in refusing the application
Work on Kilkenny bridges to resume
  • Courts
  • September 23, 2014, 01:00

The Supreme Court yesterday refused to stop works being carried out on two bridges over the river Nore in Kilkenny city.Chief Justice Susan Denham sa(...)

The High Court has ordered that construction work on two bridges, one of which has been the scene of protests by local people, in Kilkenny City be halted. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins.

The High Court has ordered that construction work on two bridges, one of which has been the scene of protests by local people, in Kilkenny City be hal(...)

Phil Hogan was nominated in July by the Government as Ireland’s next European commissioner. Photograph: Eric Luke

Independent MEP Nessa Childers has written to members of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, raising “serious reservations”(...)

A file photo from earlier this month of protestors Elaine Bradshaw (left) and Margaret O’Brian, opposing a scheme to build a bridge in the centre of medieval Kilkenny City. Photograph: PA

A 24-hour protest at the site of the new bridge in Kilkenny city ended this morning after council staff and gardaí closed off the area. Campaig(...)

Local protesters in Kilkenny to protest at a new bridge over the river Nore. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Two men protesting against the construction of a €4 million bridge in Kilkenny centre were arrested today by gardaí.Both men were briefly held at Kilk(...)

Protestors clash with gardaí over the proposed bridge in Kilkenny. Photograph: Vicky Comerford

Protestors opposing a scheme to build a bridge in the centre of medieval Kilkenny City faced nearly 30 gardaí this morning as they took to the picket (...)