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Legal Briefs: Wind farm and Norfolk appeal rejected

Gavel and scales

A summary of legal news: week commencing 11 August

Permission for €150m wind farm quashed

The Irish Republic’s High Court has quashed the planning permissions granted by An Bord Pleanála for a €150 million 33-turbine wind farm in South Roscommon.

This follows a judicial review brought by local campaigners and supported by the department of heritage.

The Roscommon Herald

Listed building settling leads Pickles to refuse permission for 70-home Norfolk developement

Communities secretary Eric Pickles has refused an appeal against Norfolk council over a housing development as its benefit did not outweigh its visual impact on a listed building.

Out-law report