Peter Sweetman

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An Bord Pleanála granted permission to Amazon for the construction of a data-storage facility on lands at Cruiserath, Blanchardstown, Co Dublin. The facility will have 12 data server halls. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

An environmentalist has mounted a legal challenge to the granting of planning permission for a €100 million data-storage facility in northwest Dublin (...)

An environmentalist has brought a High Court challenge aimed at overturning planning permission for construction of a sea wall at US President Donald (...)

The Supreme Court has rejected the State’s bid to halt a significant legal challenge by environmentalist Peter Sweetman over the system of “substitute(...)

A column of grass bales erected to prevent erosion, near Donald Trump’s Doonbeg resort, in Co Clare. File photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

A planning activist and serial objector has sought to put the brakes on plans for the construction of a 38,000-tonne rock barrier at US president Dona(...)

A High Court judge is to ask the Court of Justice of the EU  to decide issues concerning Coillte’s environmental responsibilities in relation to grid connection works for a wind farm in Co Laois. File photograph: Ben Curtis/PA

A High Court judge is to ask the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) to decide issues concerning Coillte’s environmental responsibilities in relation to(...)

Supreme court says a local woman can   challenge An Bord Pleanála’s  approval of permission for a wind farm development at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains in Co Tipperary.

The Supreme Court wants the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) to determine European law issues before ruling whether An Bord Pleanála properly assesse(...)

Environmentalist Peter Sweetman has challenged Tipperary County Council’s decision extending planning permission for a wind farm development at Castlewaller, Newport, Co Tipperary

Two separate legal challenges to wind farm developments are to be fast-tracked by the Commercial Court. Environmentalist Peter Sweetman has challeng(...)

Edel Grace: she and Peter Sweetman applied to the Supreme Court to hear their appeal against a wind farm at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains, arguing that the case raised issues of general public importance.

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for a wind farm in Co Tipperary after ruli(...)

Colm and Gabielle Henry live at Glengad, Co Mayo. Their home overlooks Sruwaddacon Bay and  the pipeline’s landfall. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The €3.5 billion Corrib gas development is due to be opened by Minister of State for Natural Resources Joe McHugh on Monday, almost 20 years after the(...)

Works are carried out on a section of  gas line at Aughoose, Co Mayo. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Natural gas is flowing into the national supply grid from the Corrib gas field off Co Mayo for the first time since it was discovered in 1996. One of(...)

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