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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(...)

Prof Richard Conroy at the first Conroy Gold and Natural Resources egm held in August of this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Conroy Gold has been awarded all costs after winning its court battle against a dissident shareholder last month. Patrick O’Sullivan, a minority shar(...)

Conroy Gold shareholder Patrick O Sullivan at the company’s egm in August. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The issuing of shares last Friday by Conroy Gold should have no effect on the issue of legal costs, the High Court heard on Wednesday. The case invo(...)

Conroy Gold chairman Prof Richard Conroy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Conroy Gold chairman Prof Richard Conroy did not abuse his power when he blocked the election of shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan and two others to the (...)

Ferry’s refuse: firefighters tackle the burning shed at Rossbrackan, near Letterkenny. Photograph: North West Newspix

A second fire has broken out on the site of an illegal dump near Letterkenny owned by the fugitive waste collector Jim Ferry. Smoke emerged from the(...)

Jim Ferry of Ferrys Refuse Collection Limited: the judge also directed that plans be made for the removal of waste  buried illegally at the site in Rossbracken.

Gardaí in Co Donegal have been trying to arrest and bring to prison the operator of an illegal dump outside Letterkenny, whom a High Court judge orde(...)

Given the gap between the sides in the North-South pylon proposal, the planning process was always going to be difficult

This week’s High Court ruling on the proposed €280 million high-capacity power line connecting the Republic’s and North’s electricity grids is another(...)

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