Peter Bland

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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 (...)

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(...)

Donal Ó Laoire leaving the Four Courts last week after giving evidence in the opening day of a High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

An authorised officer of Wicklow County Council, Donal Ó Laoire, has been branded a liar and a perjurer by the man for whom he used to work, retired W(...)

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(...)

Lieut Maurice Dease received his Victoria Cross posthumously for his bravery in maintaining his machine gun post despite being wounded five times.

More than a century after he became the first winner of the Victoria Cross in the first World War, Lieut Maurice Dease was remembered in his home vil(...)