Community Warden Alan Nolan said: ‘It is absolutely sickening to the pit of my stomach that people can do this in this day and age.’ Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

The dumping of a large couch, two armchairs, a bicycle and office chairs as well as a large quantity of bedding has been described as “absolutely sick(...)

Online retail giant Amazon has secured the green light for a 48MW data centre at an IDA business park on the outskirts of Drogheda.  Photograph: iStock

Online giant Amazon has secured the green light for a new data centre in Co Meath despite opposition from An Taisce. An Bord Pleanála granted planni(...)

 Rosalind Carroll, the head of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board. PIAB started publishing award figures to increase transparency, but insurers and the Court Service itself needs to do the same so that people can make informed choices, she said. Photograph: Alan Betson

New guidelines cutting awards for minor personal injuries have had such an “immediate and colossal” impact that they have caused “a bit of a shock”, a(...)

The proposed solar farm has permission to operate over 35 years. Photograph: iStock

An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead to controversial plans for a solar farm across a 300-acre site on farm land outside Kells in Co Meath. The a(...)

Meath County Council’s insurers listed the top three causes of claims as pothole incidents, trips or slips on footpaths, and road incidents. Photograph: Getty Images

The average award for a minor personal injury fell to €13,825 last year, a drop of more than 40 per cent. According to end of year figures from the (...)

The earliest available date for a hearing is October, the judge said. Photograph: iStock

A High Court judge has commented on the pressures on judicial resources due to being “inundated” with lengthy and complex applications seeking permiss(...)

It is understood the death is being treated as a tragic accident. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating a house fire in Co Meath in which a woman died on Monday morning. Emergency services were called to a fire at a home in Kilm(...)

 The former old Ballivor National School, which was acquired by Narcanon to turn into a drug rehabilitation facility. Photograph:  Seamus Farrelly

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision which means a €9 million residential drug rehabilitation centre linked to the Church of Scientology can go a(...)

‘Rats are likely to contaminate food, drink, equipment and all areas of the premises’

A closure order was served on part of La Cave restaurant in Dublin city centre after rat activity was discovered in a dry-goods storage area. The ord(...)

The challenge, by Eco Advocacy CLG, based in Enfield, Co Meath, concerns a permission granted to Keegan Land Holdings for the development at Charterschool Land in Trim. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A High Court judge wants the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) to rule on European law issues concerning whether An Bord Pleanála must give more speci(...)

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