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High Court revisits application of section 160 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 to private dwellings
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • April 28 2015

In the recent case of Kinsella v Wicklow County Council 2015 IEHC 229, the High Court has adopted a different position from that taken by Mr


Doing business in Ireland guide
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 7 2015

Over 1,150 international companies have operations in Ireland. These companies are involved in a wide range of activities and sectors including


The Biofuels Obligation Act, 2010
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2010

On 9 June 2010 the President of Ireland signed the Energy (Biofuels Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2010 (the "Act") into law


Planning & environmental law: general scheme of the Planning and Development (No. 2) Bill 2014
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • February 3 2015

On 15 January 2015, the Government published outline terms for Planning No.2 Bill, which aims to improve transparency and accountability in the Irish


Building energy rating
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 26 2009

A Building Energy Rating Certificate ('a BER') shows the energy performance, CO2 emission and approximate running cost of a building


The green economy and what the future holds
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • September 9 2013

As a nation we need to focus on being the best in certain areas and exploiting areas where we have a comparative advantage. Ireland has a genuine


Regulators' increased focus on systems and controls environment
  • Maples and Calder
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 28 2014

As expected, there has been a marked increase in the level of regulation, regulatory supervision and regulatory sanctions in the wake of the 2008


High Court clarifies procedure for seeking protective costs orders in environmental cases
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 22 2013

The recent case of Hunter v Nurendale Ltd TA Panda Waste 2013 IEHC 430, involved the first application for a protective costs order before the


Supreme Court remits illegal dumping case to High Court
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 27 2014

In Laois County Council v Hanrahan 2014 IESC 34, the Supreme Court heard an appeal against the High Court decision, to have the appellant held in


Court clarifies approach to applicability of the special costs rule in environmental cases
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • June 17 2014

In CLM Properties Ltd v Greenstar Holdings Ltd & Ors 2014 IEHC 178, the High Court exercised its jurisdiction under Order 99 of the Rules of the