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Legal briefs: Latest twist over Apple data centre approval

Words: Roger Milne
Courtroom Gavel - legal changes that affect planners

A round-up of legal news: 14 October-20 October, 2017

Latest twist over Apple data centre approval

An appeal is being mounted against judgments allowing tech giant Apple to develop the first phase of a planned €850m data centre in County Galway.

Irish Independent

Basildon Council wins latest round over traveller scheme

Basildon Council has welcomed a High Court judge’s refusal to allow a judicial review of the Essex authority's decision not to determine a traveller’s planning application for a plot of land because it was already subject to enforcement proceedings.

Basildon Council

Supreme Court to rule on Nottingham HMO licence challenge

The Supreme Court will hear a case involving Nottingham City Council challenge's to terms in Houses in Multiple Occupation licences restricting the occupation of bedrooms to a particular type of occupier.

Local Government Lawyer

Dublin Airport runway wrangle

Green group Friends of the Irish Environment has been in court challenging a decision extending the life of the planning permission granted to the Dublin Airport Authority for a second runway at Dublin Airport.

Irish Times