Seamus Neely

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Properties with fire safety defects such as these can legally be sold. Photograph: iStock

Estate agents are asking prospective buyers of properties with outstanding fire safety audits if they can purchase in cash as banks may not lend to th(...)

St Stephen’s Green. The new powers are designed to target the use of scramblers and quads on land that is not covered by road traffic legislation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí will be given new powers to clamp down on the anti-social use of scramblers and quads in parks, green spaces and on waste land under proposals (...)

Donegal is the poorest performing council for its inspection rate, according to ‘RTÉ Investigates’. Photograph: Dave Meehan/Irish Times/File photo

Local authority staff often face intimidation when dealing with those engaged in illegal dumping, according to the chief executive of Donegal County C(...)

Jim Ferry from his “Justice for Jim” Facebook page. He says  “you may have succeeded in putting me out of business, but I haven’t gone away you know”

The Criminal Assets Bureau is investigating the fugitive Donegal waste operator Jim Ferry. The unit, which investigates suspected proceeds of crime, (...)

Derry: It is  a ‘city in the Republic and a city in Northern Ireland, and must be planned for on those levels’.

The consequences of Brexit must not be allowed to disrupt plans for the future of the northwest of the island, an all-Ireland planning conference in D(...)

The top earner in Irish local authorities is Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan, who earns €175,721 a year.

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has confirmed that there are 216 local authority staff currently earning more than €100,000 each.The top earn(...)