Peter Sweetman

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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(...)

Apple said on Thursday morning it would not proceed with the €850 million Athenry development. Photograph: Getty

The Supreme Court will decide later whether to proceed with hearing an appeal concerning An Bord Pleanála’s approval for the first phase of a €850 mil(...)

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(...)

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