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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(...)

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(...)

Former Wicklow County Council manager Eddie Sheehy: “My legacy is making Wicklow a no-go area for illegal dumping.” Photograph: Collins

The retired manager of Wicklow County Council, Eddie Sheehy, has acknowledged in the High Court that sworn evidence he gave at an earlier, separate H(...)

Retired county manager Eddie Sheehy was cross-examined, for the second day, in a High Court case over illegal dumping. Photograph: Frank Miller

The retired Wicklow county manager was accused in court on Wednesday of presiding over a dishonest response to the European Commission when the county(...)

The site at Whitestown, Baltinglass, Co Wicklow, owned by Brownfield Restoration Ltd. Photograph: Joe St Leger

The legal action between Brownfield Restoration Ltd and Wicklow County Council heard on Friday that in earlier proceedings taken against illegal dump(...)

 Former manager of Wicklow County Council Eddie Sheehy. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Retired manager of Wicklow County Council Eddie Sheehy has been asked to appear at the High Court in Dublin next Tuesday following allegations in cou(...)