It will cost Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council €491,503  for each apartment in the Rockbook development for which Ires Reit is seeking planning permission.

Landlord offers to sell 43 Sandyford units to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Kildare County Council has given the green light to Intel for its planned $4 billion (€3.53 billion) manufacturing fabrication  facility in Leixlip.

Move brings total potential investment at Co Kildare facility to €8bn

Newstalk presenter Pat Kenny: his firm’s wealth has soared since he moved from RTÉ to Newstalk in 2013.

Pat Kenny Media Services posts accumulated profits up €167,144 on previous year

The girl told the High Court she wanted the adoption to go through.

Judge said the girl was left ‘devastated’ after birth mother said her father died of a broken heart due to girl’s refusal to visit(...)

The Wynn’s development involves adding 27 new bedrooms. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Plan for historic building opposed by An Bord Pleanála’s own inspector

Dundrum Town Centre is opposing a new retail outlet in Carrickmines. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Scheme given green light by council includes two supermarkets, 130 homes and cinema

At interview, the job applicant indicated he needed paper and a pen to communicate and was asked, ‘in the warehouse how would you manage to work safely?’ File photograph: The Irish Times

Both sides agreed that first thing said by manager at interview was, ‘so you’re deaf?

Judge Patrick Durcan said  Tania McCarthy carried out ‘a hoover job’ on a Boots chemist in Ennis when she took 38 cosmetic items worth €520. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Tania McCarthy, a mother-of-four, stole €520 of goods from Boots and €34 from a Centra

A decision by a company to discrimatorily dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Sky Handling Partner ordered to pay former worker €15,000 over discriminatory decision

 Glenveagh Properties PLC image during its first AGM. Photo: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

This would form part of plans to construct 554 apartments at a site in Dublin’s docklands

Owner wants to increase Mercantile Hotel at 24-28 Dame Street from 28 to 109 rooms

Council has concerns about scale, mass and height of planned extension for Dublin hotel

Workers entering the Intel facility at Collinstown, Leixlip, 2016. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Agency would not be drawn on reasons behind purchase, easily its biggest of 2018

Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Man was sacked for gross misconduct after an investigation upheld 14 of 17 complaints


Award of almost €40,000 after unjust dismissal in dispute with male colleague ‘Tony’

Ben Dunne Gym at Northwood, Dublin. ‘I do this for fun,’ the businessman has said. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Gym business founded by former Dunnes Stores director posts €5m operating profit

The court found that the disciplinary investigation contained many flaws ‘and this made it difficult for the complainant to establish that she ought not to be dismissed’. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cheeverstown House Ltd also dismissed Mercy Oshin for carrying patient to safety

The court heard the Central Mental Hospital (above) was fully occupied and there is a long waiting list of extremely ill people in prison who are in more urgent need of admission than a Co Clare man. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

State to sign €3bn broadband contract ‘and we don’t have money for man who needs treatment’

Market shares declines slightly at Murdoch-owned local radio stations

Corrib gas field: Vermilion says quarterly production down year over year due mainly to natural decline. File photograph: Shell E&P Ireland Limited

Corrib Gas Partners invested more than €3.6bn in the project before gas started to flow

Stars of TV drama Striking Out, l-r:  Rory Keenan, Fiona O’ Shaughnessy,  Amy Huberman,  Neil Morrissey,  and Emmet Byrne.

Accounts filed by Blinder Films show €255k in Irish Film Board development loans

Orla Kiely described the collapse of her clothing business as “a bereavement”. Photograph: Reuters

Goods sold through direct sales, a pop-up shop and auctions

Photograph: iStock

Six large-scale applications put to planning board, with majority in Dublin

Brendan O’Connor   on the set of his series, Brendan O’Connor’s Cutting Edge. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Mind the Gap profits rise to €245,000 on back of buoyant year for the business

Patsy Watchorn from The Dubliners, Cliodhna Dunne, Phelim Drew and John Sheahan from The Dubliners at O’Donoghue’s pub in November 2008 for the launch of the Ronnie Drew posthumous CD The Last Session: A Fond Farewell.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Profits at iconic Dublin music pub, where The Dubliners played, increase 52% in 2018

Andrew Long (36), whose  job as a paramedic was now finished, the court heard.

HSE employee Andrew Long (36) placed choke hold on Mary Nihill and Elise McMahon

Pullman restaurant at Glenlo Abbey  in Galway. New accounts filed by Baswal Ltd show the hotel’s surge in profits came on the back of a 10 per cent rise in sales to €5.36 million

Accounts show Galway hotel’s profit surge comes on the back of 10% rise in sales to €5.36m

Declan O’Regan’s Telfer Ltd  operates L’Gueuleton restaurant on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Operating profits at Telfer Ltd advance 25% to €1.5m while revenue climbs 5% to €8.5m

Spencer Dock: Johnny Ronan’s  application is one of seven large applications lodged with An Bord Pleanála over five days under the Government’s fast-track planning rules.

Spencer Dock 576-unit project is developer’s biggest post-crash proposal to Bord Pleanála

Brendan O’Carroll generates much of his income from touring, while the appeal of the TV programme shows no sign of abating

The entertainer and his wife have received almost €2m in dividends from the company over the past two years

The Malthouse, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin.

Denis O’Brien associated company had sought permission to add five floors

 Dublin-registered BAMLI now has branches in Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Zurich, Madrid and Milan. File photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Profits up $76m after merger to increase branch numbers across Europe due to Brexit

Dr Selim’s unfair dismissal came seven months after comments he made on RTÉ’s Primetime on female circumcision sparked widespread criticism. Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

Dr Selim ‘got caught up in wave of negative publicity’ – Workplace Relations Commission

The Mercantile on Dame Street which is the subject of expansion plans.

Plans lodged to rejuvenate Dame Street hotel and pub venue as part of €10m expansion

A licensed premises has agreed to pay €3,500 in compensation to a customer with a brain tumour after he was mistaken for a drunk when asked to leave the premises.

Staff thought customer, who has a limp due to his condition, was inebriated

Former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley at the goat statue at Lahinch Golf Club: green fee income rose 15 per cent to €2.32 million in 2018. Photograph: Brian Arthur.

Green fees boost Clare course’s coffers as it gets set to host Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Since March 2013, Abtran has received fees totalling €16.3 million for the operation of the local property tax helpline. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Firm operates helpline for State’s local property tax

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister has ‘no intention’ of halting activities pending report into sale of NI loan portfolio

Paul Kiernan ceased driving  for   Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty (above)  in November 2017, the Labour Court heard. File photograph: Dara MacDonaill

Court finds fixed-term contract was ‘legitimate and proportionate’

Mark Foley, chief executive of Eirgrid. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Power-grid operator received payment after fault in interconnector with Britain

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue: the second-largest dividend last year was paid by the DAA, totalling €37.4 million, according to the Minister. Photograph: Alan Betson

Biggest contributor was Ervia, the operator of Irish Water and Bord Gáis

A GoCar vehicle pictured in Dublin. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Firm seeks to provide five shared vehicles for planned 142 build-to-rent apartment scheme

Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin. Gráinne McEvoy said the bank’s view was that the “no consent, no sale Bill” would not offer new or existing borrowers “any additional consumer protection”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Central Bank official says Sinn Féin Bill would not offer borrowers additional consumer protections

Consultants for Intel have told Kildare County Council that the firm has already invested $12.5 billion on its site at Leixlip and the firm is seeking a 10-year planning permission for its new application. Photograph: Dave Meehan

US company took just seven days to respond to queries from Kildare County Council

A woman has told a court she believes she was meant to escape an ordeal in which she was falsely imprisoned at knife-point by her ex-partner.

Gerard Garvey (49) and Jennifer Haugh had been together for 28 years before Kilkee incident

Judge Patrick Durcan dismissed the charge against Clarecastle farmer John Joseph (JJ) McCabe (82)

Ennis District Court judge says case surrounding three men struggling over piece of furniture is ‘riddled with contradictions’

Denis Desmond, who with Caroline Downey operates Academy Music Group in a joint venture with Live Nation. Photograph: Collins Courts

AMG paid dividend of £35m in 2018 including £9.8m dividend for Gaiety Investments

The former Magdalene Laundry  in Donnybrook, Dublin 4. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pembroke Partnership wants to build 44 apartments in three blocks

At Ennis Circuit Court on Wednesday, the man admitted to gardaí that he was a Nepiophile or ‘Nepi’- a person who is sexually attracted to children aged under three. File Photograph: Collins Courts.

Man (42) admitted he sought out pornographic content of girls and boys aged between zero and five

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty

German-owned travel company says name more recognisable following rebranding

AIB said there was no ill intention towards the man or Syrian nationals whatsoever

WRC found AIB discriminated against man on grounds of race

WH Smith operated nine stores at Dublin airport in the period under review

Accounts show pre-tax profits at company’s Irish outlets increased by 37% to €3.36m

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Castletroy, Limerick on Friday.Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Tanaiste welcomes May’s decision to delay but calls for credible plan

The offices of the Central Bank on New Wapping Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Amount paid to part of overall €1.5m spend on travel for staff last year

The primary issue concerns Eirgrid’s plan for a new 220KV sub-station to connect the Maynooth Woodland transmission line to the Intel campus

Intel asked to respond to issues raised by third parties over the plans

The RIAC is located next door at  33-34 Dawson Street and the plan  reconfigures the club  and creates the 117-bedroom hotel.

Development also includes work on Royal Irish Automobile Club’s premises

Consultants for Friends First said there had not been a single planning permission for the change of use of apartments to short-term letting in the city council area since 2016. Photograph: Getty

Friends First had applied to use six apartments for short-term letting

A spokeswoman for the National Lottery said on Friday: “[Premier Lotteries Ireland] has proactively engaged at a high level with Fórsa on a pay deal since October 2017.

Rise to be paid in three phases, following hearing submissions from both sides

One of Philip Treacy’s hats. Photograph: Jonathan Short/AP Photo

Galway-born milliner’s company has enjoyed a number of profitable years

Emma Tester, lead performance nutritionist at Munster Rugby, and Zest! executive chef Danny Miller hand out snack packs to Munster players at Zest! cafe, in Shannon. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Firm signs three-year deal to supply 15,000 meals a year to club

Vikings is filmed in Co Wicklow.

TV productions shot in Ireland employed more than 1,000 people between them last year

Some of Power City locations include Tallaght, Blanchardstown, Sallynoggin, Finglas and  Coolock.

Strong trading sees pre-tax profits at retail chain last year increased by 22% to €6.4m

Before being promoted to the role of business director, the man was employed as sales manager and was responsible for liquid milk North and South. Photograph: iStock

Case saw arrest of former business director after company car reported stolen

When Revenue receives an STR, it is linked to the relevant taxpayer’s record and assigned a risk rating.  Photograph: Joe St Leger

Audits linked to such reports yielded €5.5m for tax authority in 2017

Rene Miko of Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, Co Clare, pleaded guilty at Ennis Circuit Court to drink driving and dangerous driving causing death.  Photograph: Eamon Ward

Rene Miko knocked down Eugene McNamara in Ennis, Co Clare more than two years ago

A family from Syria in the direct provision centre on Abbey Street in Ballyhaunis. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Six firms paid more than €5m each as asylum seeker numbers increased by 18%

The Red Cow Moran Hotel in Dublin had revenues of €12.4m in 2017, accounts show. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dublin business has plans to add 128 bedrooms and six additional conference rooms

 Red C Research and Marketing Ltd recorded profits of €73,472 in the 12 months to the end of June last. This followed the firm recording profits of €33,748 in the prior year.  Photograph: iStock

Pay to Red C’s five directors last year grew from €776,069 to €1.079m

Michael Burke,  managing director of Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Ltd. Photograph: Michael Dillon

Revenue at Galway firm grew by 16% to €45m

The company paid corporation tax of €11 million on its profits, leaving a post-tax profit of €27.6 million. Photograph: Demetrius Freeman/New York Times

Online giant’s pretax profits increased by more than 30 per cent to €39.46m

A computer generated impression of Salesforce Tower – to the immediate left of the Central Bank’s docklands headquarters.

City council move comes following request from advisers to developer Johnny Ronan’s

The revised plans reduced the scale of the office block and included additional measures to protect the privacy of the Chief State Solicitor’s office. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Revised plan includes extra measures such as opaque glazing

McDonald’s has yet to lodge grounds of appeal with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Photograph: Rui Vieira/ PA

Move is latest round of brand battle between US fast food giant and Galway’s Supermac’s

The WRC was satisfied on the evidence of the complainant that  the landlord’s son subjected the woman to a hostile  and    intimidating environment and called her offensive names which constituted harassment within the meaning of Section 11 of the Equal Status Act.

Workplace Relations Commission heard mother of two abused after she applied for rent supplement

Both men were  charged with causing criminal damage to the airport perimeter fence at Shannon airport and unlawful trespass into a taxi-way at Shannon airport on St Patrick’s Day.

The 82 and 77 year-olds have been denied bail over St Patrick’s Day incident

The cyber attack involved the spread of an information systems virus through a Ukrainian tax software product. Photograph: iStock

Period coincides with cyber attack on logistics company’s parent

School pupils  during a global protest for action to tackle climate change, outside the Dáil in Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fridays for Future: ‘These are our lives that are being put in danger. Politicians, do something’

Teresa Cross of Croc’s Hair & Beauty of Clarina, Co Limerick denied that former employee Helen Ahern was subjected to any form of discrimination. Photograph: iStock

Employee claims her job was advertised when she was on sick leave while pregnant

Sgt Brian O’Callaghan said Keith Morkan’s car entered the M18 at Knockanean outside Ennis (general view above), careered across the road and clipped the wing mirror of a car being driven by a female motorist. File photograph: Google Street View

Judge says woman avoided ‘horrific collision’ by braking to avoid accused’s car on M18

William Fry has received €3.1 million in fees over the past five years for its work on the Apple case. Photograph: Reuters

William Fry has received €3.1m over past 5 years

A file photograph of Rowan House at the Dóchas Centre. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Report refers to allegations at Dóchas centre on Mountjoy campus in Dublin

‘The first 12 months of a child’s life is a particularly vulnerable time in terms of both of physical and psychological development.’ Photograph: iStock

Tusla seeks such orders when a child is believed to be at immediate risk

Planned data centre will provide 1,000 construction jobs over five years and lead to 200 permanent data centre jobs.

Planned million sq ft centre will be largest in west of Ireland since ill-fated Apple facility

Intel has sought 10-year planning permission for an extended and revised manufacturing fabrication facility at its Leixlip plant in Co Kildare

Kildare County Council is due to make a decision on the Intel application before the end of this month

The customer service advisor raised his grievance at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) which has concluded he was unfair dismissed and recommended that the employer pay him €5,000.

WRC finds man (53) was unfairly dismissed after not being provided with right to reply

Thomas Reid has lodged an objection with Kildare County Council against an application by Intel for an extended and revised manufacturing fabrication facility at its plant in Leixlip, Co Kildare. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Previous action by Thomas Reid over extending Leixlip plant was focus of documentary

The investment manager told the WRC that he was ‘shell-shocked’ when told of his redundancy in July 2016.  Photograph: Alan Betson

WRC finds no redundancy situation and says process hasty

An aerial view of the Sedco 711 drilling rig at the Corrib gas field

Accounts filed by Canadian operator Vermilion Energy highlight the jump in income in 2018 at the Mayo gas field

Impression of Salesforce Tower – to the immediate left of the Central Bank’s docklands headquarters.

Salesforce to create 1,500 jobs in the docklands over next 5 years

Rene Miko of Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, Co Clare,  pleaded guilty to drink driving and dangerous driving causing death at at Ennis Circuit Court.

Court heard driver, who had no experience of driving and no driving licence, fled scene after crash

WRC adjudication officer, Roger McGrath said there was no doubt that Eileen Owens was asked about how she would settle into a ‘young’ workplace.

Woman was asked during interview how she would settle into ‘young’ workplace

British MP Boris Johnson on the main stage at the Pendulum Summit this year, being interviewed by RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Central Bank of Ireland, Nama, NTMA and Revenue all paid for staff to attend Dublin event last year

Hodges Figgis on Dawson Street, Dublin. Accounts for Waterstones Booksellers Ireland Ltd show it achieved the increase in pre-tax profits in spite of revenues declining by 3 per cent to €13.1 million.   Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Irish subsidiary recorded a 36 per cent increase in pre-tax profits to €3.39m last year

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which was partially filmed on Skellig Michael with Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). Photograph: Jonathan Olley

The Last Jedi had scenes involving Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker character at Skellig Michael

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Evan Toomey arrived at house after being called an ‘eejit’ on Facebook, judge hears

Johnnie Fox’s  in Glencullen: celebrity customers include Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

While pub generates sales from tourists, 75% of its business comes from Irish people

Shanahan’s fears “a negative and detrimental impact on the business and its viability” from construction of a new facility planned by the RCSI.

Dublin restaurant fears building work will deter customers and jeopardise business

A paramedic  said that at the scene Tom Whelan had earlier complained of a pain in his stomach. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Widow calls for greater farmer awareness on killer bug

Northern Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy is a client of the Communications Clinic agency along with AIB, Primark, Irish Water, KPMG and the Arts Council. Photograph: Gary A Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports

Accounts show accumulated profits at agency chaired by Terry Prone rose to €844,422

RTÉ presenter Joe Duffy. Mr Duffy is not a paid employee of RTÉ but is employed as a contractor. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Broadcaster is third highest paid in RTÉ

 Luxor Investments submitted revised plans containing “considerable revisions” with Dublin City Council that reduce the height of the office block. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Maria Browne had expressed worries over seven-storey building overlooking her offices

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