Cost Protective Orders

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Under Section 50B and Section 7 of the Planning and Development Act, provision is made which gives exception to the standard principle that costs follow the event. [...]


April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The 1997 Freedom of Information Act (FOI), as amended by the 2003 Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act required that governmental departments, the Health Service Executive, local authorities [...]

Strategic Infrastructure Development

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

There is an issue with SID (Strategic Infrastructure Development) in that it goes straight to An Bord Pleanala. What this means is that a developer can bring [...]

Windfarm Developments

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The planning and construction of windfarms is happening throughout the country, due to the 2020 target of [...]

Habitats Directive

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Whenever there should be a proposed development on sites designated SAC (Special Area of Conservation) and SPA [...]

The Quarry Conundrum

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

This matter concerns section 261A of the Planning and Development Act. As the construction of many Irish [...]

What are the hot topics in Environment and Planning Law?

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Costs Protection: Section 50B and Section 7 of Environmental (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 The quarry conundrum- Section [...]


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