Thomas Reid

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower: A delightful adaptation of Mary Stewart’s 'The Little Broomstick'

First, the bad news. If you’re coming late to the Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF) party then you have, alas, missed out on such terrif(...)

Independent4Change TD Clare Daly said the issue of the IDA having CPO powers should be questioned. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Legislation giving greater legal certainty for compulsory purchase orders on land required for industrial use, including in cases of foreign direct in(...)

Thomas Reid of Blakestown, Maynooth, Co Kildare, whose family had farmed the surrounding land for more than a century. Photograph: Feargal Ward

A few years ago on a rural back road in Co Kildare, the owner of a stone cottage draped black and white hand-painted signs over his gates. They signal(...)

Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck’

Cosmology tells us that the universe has no centre. Regular patrons of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival would do well to remind themselves (...)

 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich (left) and technical marketing engineer Craig Raymond demonstrate its Project Alloy  virtual reality headset: the company is a major employer in Ireland so we have an interest in its success. Photograph: Intel Corporation/EPA

The news that Intel had signed a deal with ARM to produce its rivals chips may be seen by some as an admission of defeat of sorts. At one point, Int(...)

Thomas Reid: appealed IDA CPO. Photograph:  Collins Courts

It’s no secret that foreign direct investment has been in the vanguard of Ireland’s economic wars. Pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and tech giants have(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare: said his grandfather bought the house and farm in the early 1900s and that he had never considered selling the land. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Kildare farmer, who yesterday won his legal battle with the IDA over the attempted compulsory purchase of his farm, has said he is hopeful that h(...)

Thomas Reid of Hedsor House, Leixlip, Co Kildare, outside the Four Courts on Thursday  after judgment was handed down  in his Supreme Court appeal against an earlier  High Court ruling. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court ruling in favour of a farmer whose home and lands the Industrial Development Authority wanted to acquire by way of a compulsory purcha(...)

Mr Justice Hedigan held the IDA was entitled to compulsorily acquire land where it considered development was likely to take place and that Mr Reid was fully aware of the its reasons.

A farmer has lost his High Court action aimed at stopping the Industrial Development Authority from acquiring lands he and his family have worked for (...)

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