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Energy Law Update: Ireland’s 2020 Energy Objectives: A Mid-Term Report Card
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 13 2016

Thanks largely to European energy and environmental law, Ireland is currently labouring under a number of challenging targets in renewable energy


In Short: Growing Concern among Landowners Following Hill Walker Judgment
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 13 2016

A recent decision awarding 40,000 in damages to a hill walker in Wicklow against the National Parks and Wildlife Service has been the subject of


Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 - National Adaption Framework
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 12 2016

The Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 (the Act) was signed into law on 10 December 2015. The Act comprises of a framework designed


Brexit: What would it mean for Ireland’s energy market?
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 2 2016

It is estimated Ireland imported in excess of 6 billion worth of energy products through the UK in 2014. If the UK leaves the EU, what is the


The green, green gas of home
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2012

The Government believes that the development of a green economy is central to our national recovery


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


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


Keeping ireland clean and green - a look at directors' environmental liability
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 17 2010

The tragic incidents of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010, and the earlier Buncefield oil depot fire in 2005 (which was Europe's biggest peacetime fire), have led many company directors, managers and other officers to re-examine the extent of their potential personal liability for environmental incidents


Environmental clean-up costs - who pays?
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2011

For almost 10 years, the Irish courts have set aside limited liability protection in order to impose personal liability on company officers to pay for environmental clean-up, if the company cannot pay


What’s behind water charges in Ireland? With Terrence McDonough
  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber
  • Ireland
  • March 17 2015

Terrence McDonough, an economics professor at the National University of Ireland in Galway, joins The Water Values Podcast on this St