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Responsibility for Ireland's marine planning system has been formally transferred to the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications. The transfer from from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage is based on a recommendation made by the former Attorney General Pa

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Georgia's parliament has adopted controversial legislation targeting foreign-funded organisations despite weeks of street protests involving tens of thousands of people. The Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence, which has also been dubbed "the Russian law" due to its purported resemblance to Rus

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A police department is being sued after making jail inmates pay for ice cream, candyfloss and laser tag for staff and their families. Black Hawk County Sheriff's Department in Waterloo, Iowa is among US police departments which controversially bill arrestees for the cost of their stay in jail.

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International law firm Bird & Bird has appointed Michael Finn as its new head of country in Ireland. Mr Finn, who will implement the firm's new five-year strategy, took up the role at the start of the month from partners Roger Bickerstaff and Sally Shorthose, who initially led the Ireland office

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Ireland cannot follow the UK in introducing a "generation ban" on tobacco sales due to EU law, according to legal advice obtained by the Irish government. The UK government has said it will seek to create a "smokefree generation" by increasing the age of sale by one year each year to prevent future

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Ireland and Germany have secured the backing of nine other EU member states in a bid to have the proposed Nature Restoration Law (NRL) approved next month. France, Spain, Denmark, Luxembourg, Czechia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Estonia and Cyprus have signed up to approve the NRL ahead of the next Environ

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Mason Hayes & Curran has promoted Angela Freeman, Fiona McNulty, Kim Bowen and Stephen Cowhey to partner. Ms Freeman, newly-appointed corporate partner, specialises in the technology and life sciences sectors. Experienced in complex domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, she al

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The UK government's controversial Rwanda scheme is in question after a court ruled that legislation providing for the deportation of asylum seekers cannot be enforced in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland's High Court yesterday ruled that certain provisions of the Illegal Migration Act 2023 constitu

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A company which hid an offer of free wine in its online privacy policy has said it has finally been claimed three months later. Tax Policy Associates (TPA) added the following words to its privacy policy in February: "We will send a bottle of good wine to the first person to read this."

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