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Jim Ferry from his “Justice for Jim” Facebook page.

Jim Ferry, the Co Donegal waste collector who has been evading a High Court arrest warrant since last August, presented himself to the court on Tuesda(...)

Jim Ferry, who for several years operated an illegal dump in an area of special conversation on the edge of Lough Swilly.

The High Court has ordered fugitive Donegal waste collector Jim Ferry to allow the Environmental Protection Agency to enter his land to investigate an(...)

Ferry’s refuse: firefighters tackle the burning shed at Rossbrackan, near Letterkenny. Photograph: North West Newspix

A second fire has broken out on the site of an illegal dump near Letterkenny owned by the fugitive waste collector Jim Ferry. Smoke emerged from the(...)

Waste at Whitestown Dump Co Wicklow.

Councillors in Wicklow have been advised that it would be “inappropriate” for them to speak publicly about a recent High Court court case which has le(...)

 Wicklow County Council has  said it will take six-and-a-half years to clear the illegal dump  at Whitestown.

A 20-tonne truck would have to visit a Co Wicklow site holding up to 2.4 million tonnes of illegally dumped waste and contaminated soil about 120,000 (...)

Waste at Whitestown dump in Co Wicklow. File photograph: Tim O’Brien/The Irish Times

It will take over six years to clean up the State’s largest illegal dump, Wicklow County Council has told the High Court. On Friday, the court ruled (...)

The site of the illegal dump at Whitestown, Co Wicklow, in 2001. File photograph Joe St Leger

Wicklow County Council has been ordered to remove everything from the site of the largest illegal dump discovered in the State to date. The High Co(...)

In the  High Court, Mr Justice Max Barrett threw the book at Jim Ferry, who  controlled two companies, Ferry’s Refuse Collection Limited and Ferrys Refuse Recycling Limited

Jim Ferry cares about the environment. It says so on the black wheelie bins his company owns and that can be seen over much of Donegal. “Caring for t(...)

Former Wicklow County manager Eddie Sheehy who has been exonerated by the High Court of an allegation of corruption. Photograph: Collins

Eddie Sheehy, the retired manager of Wicklow County Council, has been exonerated by the High Court of an allegation that he was “up to his neck in cor(...)

Trial has heard claims that work at the dump since 2009 is inadequate

A High Court judge has raised the possibility that the long running case between Wicklow County Council and Brownfield Restoration (Ireland) Ltd coul(...)

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