Judgments

Labour Court misapplied fixed-term employment legislation Board of Management of St Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys v Grehan [2015]IEHC 605 (High Court,(...)

A local residents’ group has asked the Supreme Court to declare that planning decisions relating to a wind farm development on a mountain site at Derrybrien, Co Galway, did not permit the deforestation of more than 115,000 trees.   Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A local residents’ group has asked the Supreme Court to declare that planning decisions relating to a wind farm development on a mountain site at Derr(...)

Arklow Bank windfarm. The National Offshore Wind Association, which represents several offshore operators, said there was “no doubt that planning offshore is easier, because there’s nobody living there and we’ve done our environmental impact assessments”.

Offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea now offer the best prospect of exporting electricity to Britain, as the controversial proposals for the midlands (...)