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Man claimed he was painting a Velux window in a property in Newcastle, Co Wicklow, four years ago when a frame ladder snapped in two and he fell onto the concrete below, fracturing his skull. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A painter who suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling 16 feet (5m) to the ground from a ladder has settled his High Court action for €3 millio(...)

We moved off with the great northern ramparts of Keeper, the highest mountain in north Tipperary.

An old farmer once told me that mountains are just land that is a bit up in the air. Around the award-winning village of Silvermines a considerable am(...)

The lower reservoir in Silvermines already exists at the site by way of an open-cast mine flooded to a depth of some 70 metres at the foot of Silvermines Mountains.

A proposal to build a large hydro-electricity plant in the Silvermines mountains in North Tipperary has received a significant boost after it was incl(...)

Places past generations could never really have aspired to reach – like the Silvermines Ridge – are now just an effortless spin away.

The automobile has much to answer for. It pollutes our atmosphere, chokes our cities, isolates us from communities, creates obesity and exterminates u(...)

People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

Limestone core with fossils

Hidden between the maze of offices, coffee outlets and sandwich joints in Dublin’s Sandyford region sits one of Ireland’s most important, yet least kn(...)

Supreme court says a local woman can   challenge An Bord Pleanála’s  approval of permission for a wind farm development at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains in Co Tipperary.

The Supreme Court wants the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) to determine European law issues before ruling whether An Bord Pleanála properly assesse(...)

More than 12 hectares at Shallee Cross, near Nenagh in Co Tipperary priced at about €10,000 an acre

Part of the former Silvermines lands at Shallee Cross near Nenagh, Co Tipperary, is to be offered for sale at about €10,000 an acre. CBRE is quoting(...)

Singer Shane MacGowan is helped from the church after the funeral of his mother Therese MacGowan  at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Silvermines Co Tipperary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Musician Shane MacGowan’s mother had encouraged “ a fierce sense of individuality” in her children, the funeral Mass of Therese MacGowan was told on S(...)

Edel Grace: she and Peter Sweetman applied to the Supreme Court to hear their appeal against a wind farm at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains, arguing that the case raised issues of general public importance.

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for a wind farm in Co Tipperary after ruli(...)