Peter Sweetman

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Freshwater pearl mussels. Photograph: pearlmusselproject.ie

Environmental campaigner Peter Sweetman is challenging a decision to remove protection for the endangered freshwater pearl mussel from part of the Riv(...)

The plan involves building a 38,000-tonne rock barrier to protect three holes at Doonbeg golf course. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An environmentalist’s High Court challenge against planning permission granted to build a sea wall at Donald Trump’s golf club at Doonbeg in Co Clare (...)

Protesters against the application by Crekav Trading GP Ltd to build 536 residential units on the St Paul’s playing fields at St Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin, pictured in January 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A High Court judge has remitted a controversial planning application for a development of 500 housing units in north Dublin to An Bord Pleanála for fr(...)

Independent TD  Danny Healy Rae at Leinster House. File Photograph: Alan Betson

An environmental campaigner has brought a legal challenge to a decision to allow a company owned by Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae raise the level of (...)

A section of the crowd who turned up in January to protest against the application by Crekav Trading GP Ltd to build 536 residential units on playing fields at St Anne’s Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A residents group campaigning against the development of more than 500 homes on playing pitches beside St Anne’s Park in north Dublin has said it is d(...)

A file image of a protest over plans to build 536 residential units on the St Paul’s playing fields at St Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

An Bord Pleanála has told the High Court it made an error in its decision to grant planning permission for a development of more than 500 residential (...)

Several legal challenges over An Bord Pleanála’s grant of planning permission for a development of 500 housing units in north Dublin are to be special(...)

Apple announced earlier this month it is not proceeding with the Athenry centre and will not participate in the appeal. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has agreed to join the State to an appeal by two local residents concerning An Bord Pleánala’s approval for the first phase of a €85(...)

A file image of a protest over plans to build 536 residential units on the St Paul’s playing fields at St Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

A number of High Court challenges have been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for a development of 100 houses a(...)

Apple  has scrapped proposals to build a data centre in Ireland following delays in the planning process. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Legal bills for the court challenge to Apple’s abandoned plans for a data centre could run to about €1 million, according to some calculations. The U(...)

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