Supreme court says a local woman can   challenge An Bord Pleanála’s  approval of permission for a wind farm development at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains in Co Tipperary.

The Supreme Court wants the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) to determine European law issues before ruling whether An Bord Pleanála properly assesse(...)

Edel Grace: she and Peter Sweetman applied to the Supreme Court to hear their appeal against a wind farm at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains, arguing that the case raised issues of general public importance.

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for a wind farm in Co Tipperary after ruli(...)

Ecopower  has been granted permission for a 22-turbine wind farm at Upperchurch, Co Tipperary. File photograph:  Ben Curtis/PA Wire

A High Court challenge has been brought to An Bord Pleanála’s grant of planning permission for a windfarm in Co Tipperary. Edward Buckley, Gurtnara, U(...)

Hen harrier Circus cyaneus, adult female in flight, carrying heather twigs to the nest.

A wind farm which is allegedly a threat to the habitat of the hen harrier on the slopes of Keeper Hill in Co Tipperary is facing a major legal challen(...)

Turbine development: ‘It will ruin everything we’ve worked for and completely devalue our property.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

‘I’m not anti-wind. It’s about the right development in the right place,” says Edel Grace of Kilcommon Upperchurch Wind Awareness Group. It plans to t(...)