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Planning permission for eleven wind turbines in Cork, granted by An Bord Pleanála, has been quashed in the Supreme Court. Emphasising the need for decision-making institutions to provide proper reasoning for decisions, Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell said that the Inspector who reported to t

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Graham Pierce, partner and head of commercial property at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, examines the law on signage in Northern Ireland. A tenant of commercial premises will normally expect to display signs at or near his premises indicating the name and nature of his business and any promotio

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The first strategic housing development in Limerick has been refused planning permission on environmental grounds. An Bord Pleanála said it was not satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the development of student and build-to-rent apartments at Punches Cross would not have a "significant neg

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Senior business leaders and energy industry experts in Ireland do not believe the State will achieve its renewable energy targets, according to a new survey carried out by Mason Hayes & Curran. The law firm surveyed nearly 200 delegates at its recent "Economics of Energy" event, and found that a

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Des Johnson, former director of planning at An Bord Pleanála, has today been appointed as chairperson of the Forestry Appeals Committee (FAC). Mr Johnson's appointment follows the retirement of Bart Brady, who was the inaugural chair of the committee following its establishment as an independ

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Brendan Slattery, partner and head of environment and planning at McCann FitzGerald, considers recent court challenges to strategic housing developments. Last week, the third strategic housing decision to be challenged in the courts was quashed. Cairn Homes had its planning permission for 217 homes

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