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Apple has abandoned plans to build an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway. Photograph: Collins Courts
Failure to plan

Apple’s decision in May to abandon plans for an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, has highlighted what many believe are profound problem(...)

The Supreme Court has overturned planning permission for a Co Clare wind farm. File photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images.

The Supreme Court has overturned planning permission for a Co Clare wind farm due to An Bord Pleanála’s failure to make “complete, definitive and prec(...)

The court said even though the defendants took advantage of the woman’s drunken state to have forced sex, aggravating circumstances were not applicable because she had voluntarily consumed alcohol. File photograph: Getty Images

Italy’s top court has been widely condemned after it ruled that aggravated circumstances cannot be applied to a rape sentence if the victim voluntaril(...)

Chief Justice: warned against legislators producing ‘unclear or unduly complex legislation issues’

The lack of enforcement of environmental laws in the face of flagrant disregard by waste operators “is a national scandal”, according to an expert on (...)

Gary Davis from Kilpedder, Co Wicklow pictured at the Four Courts in 2015. File photograph: Collins

An Irishman was extradited to the United States on Friday nigth to face charges that he helped run the now-defunct Silk Road, an online black market w(...)

The death has occurred of a nine-year-old Irish-born boy with a severe form of sickle cell disease who earlier this year lost an appeal over deportati(...)

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a special needs assistant who was told, due to serious injuries suffered by her in a road accident, she could not resume her work at a school.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a special needs assistant who was told, due to serious injuries suffered by her in a road accident, (...)

Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 building. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by local residents over the planned €320 million new runway at Dublin Airport. In a published determi(...)

The Supreme Court has found the Adoption Authority of Ireland (AAI) does not have jurisdiction to recognise the foreign adoption of a woman’s niece a(...)

Brett Kavanaugh is congratulated by Donald Trump after the US president nominated him as a justice of the supreme court. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

When Donald Trump strode into the East Room of the White House on Monday night to face the cameras, the US president could barely contain his smile. (...)

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