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Eirgrid’s interconnector project comprises a 400kV overhead line circuit linking an existing substation in Woodland, Co Meath, with a planned substation in Turleenan, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Getty

A High Court judge has dismissed a second legal challenge to the planned 138km north-south electricity interconnector. Mr Justice Max Barrett also re(...)

The European Commission is taking action against Ireland for allegedly failing to comply with EU law on the mutual recognition of seafarers’ qualifica(...)

The Court of Appeal will hear a case next week aimed at reversing a decision that buildings on Moore Street are a 1916 battlefield. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Court of Appeal will next week hear the State’s appeal against a High Court declaration that various buildings and sites on and around Moore Stree(...)

Dublin Airport.

An appeal is being considered by Friends of the Irish Environment over the High Court’s rejection of its challenge to a new €320m runway at Dublin Air(...)

Environment: a legal milestone

The recognition for the first time in an Irish court of a constitutional right to environmental protection “that is consistent with the human dignity (...)

The High Court has thrown out three legal challenges against plans for a new €320 million runway at Dublin Airport. In what were lengthy and detailed(...)

Jim Ferry, who for several years operated an illegal dump in an area of special conversation on the edge of Lough Swilly.

The High Court has ordered fugitive Donegal waste collector Jim Ferry to allow the Environmental Protection Agency to enter his land to investigate an(...)

Mervin White was jailed for two months for drunk and dangerous driving. FIle Photograph; David Sleator

A man described by a judge as “a veteran of the criminal justice system” has failed in his latest legal challenge to his jailing for two months for dr(...)

A fund is entitled to summary judgment orders totalling almost €8m against John Hughes, a former head of business banking at AIB in Eyre Square, Galway, his wife and former Anglo Irish Bank executive director Tom Browne, the High Court has ruled

A fund is entitled to summary judgment orders totalling almost €8 million against John Hughes, a former head of business banking at AIB in Eyre Square(...)

Dismissing  an appeal against an eviction, Mr Justice Max Barrett said  the landlords involved wanted the   dwelling for occupation by a family member, the courts were rightly bound by law and that elected “sensible” lawmakers have decided this was a good basis on which to evict a sitting tenant. File photograph: iStockPhoto

A High Court judge has expressed a view there is potential for a future finding of a right under Irish law to State provision of accommodation or hous(...)

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