Judge pleads with ‘gentleman farmers’ to resolve dispute
"Are we going to have a handbags at dawn situation? We can’t have that, it would be lawlessness at a grand level," the judge said. Gordon Deegan reports.
24 November 2023 News
Farmer who allegedly threw dung at Minister Rabbitte charged with assault
Judge Gabbett adjourned the case to 22 February next for the CCTV to be provided to the farmer's legal team, Gordon Deegan reports.
15 November 2023 News
Nine things farmers should know before writing a will
Barrister Catherine Duggan answers a number of key questions farmers may have about their wills.
Coolmore’s €15m handshake at centre of Barne Estate court case
The 751ac estate, a handshake and a millionaire rival feature in the high-profile dispute over Barne Estate.
8 November 2023 News
Landowner fails in court bid to halt sale of Monaghan land
The landowner defaulted on the loan on or about 8 July 2015 and 'no payment of principal or interest on the said loan has been made since that time'.
8 November 2023 News
Magnier's High Court proceedings for Barne Estate kick off
Coolmore owner John Magnier’s High Court case on the sale of Barne Estate has kicked off.
6 November 2023 News
Harty family in €10m High Court case
A dispute over whether a structural change in Dairymaster should trigger a €10m payout to former CEO Edmund Harty was before the High Court.
1 November 2023 News
High Court throws out challenge against Food Vision 2030 strategy
The environmental charity is now considering an appeal, to which it is automatically entitled.
26 October 2023 News
EPA's report on State’s tolerance of untreated sewage 'jaw-dropping' - ICMSA
Some 26 towns and villages are not connected at all to any wastewater treatment, according to reports from the EPA.
26 October 2023 News
DAERA loses badger cull legal challenge
The legal case was jointly taken forward by local wildlife campaigners from the NI Badger Group and Northamptonshire-based organisation Wild Justice.
25 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Uisce Éireann to pay over €7,000 for ammonia pollution incident
Inland Fisheries Ireland secured a prosecution against Uisce Éireann for pollution of the Ballinagh River in Cavan in which 160 fish died.
20 October 2023 News
Magnier family goes to High Court over Barne Estate
The sale of the 751ac residential tillage farm in Co Tipperary appears to have hit the rocks at the 11th hour.
18 October 2023 News