The judge granted leave to bring  judicial review proceedings and granted a stay on the variation of the housing targets. Photograph: iStock

A developer has launched a High Court challenge to a decision of Kildare County Council to slash housing targets for the county. According to a varia(...)

Both planning applications were made under the Government’s ‘fast-track’ planning regime that allows developers bypass local authorities and lodge the plans direct to An Bord Pleanála. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála has given the green light to almost 850 residential units in two separate “fast-track” planning developments for Dublin. The appeals(...)

An excavation project on the 16-acre site identified a ring-fort settlement likely from the medieval period.

An archaeological dig at land previously owned by former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave has uncovered an extensive medieval burial ground of more than 80 bod(...)