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# land - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Plans to rezone industrial lands in Dublin to allow for housing revealed

A Dublin City Council month meeting last night was informed of potential “new growth areas” within the M50.

# land - Friday 21 December, 2018

Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud

Ted O’Donoghue shot and injured John Hayes (66) on 16 June 2017, at lands at Ballycasey, Kildimo, Co Limerick.

# land - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Residents of Scottish island raise €5.1 million to buy out aristocrat landlord

They delayed the sale under a new Scottish law, allowing them to raise the money through public funds and private donations.

# land - Saturday 2 September, 2017

86 burnt-out cars removed from site of planned new suburb ahead of project launch

A large-scale housing development could put an end to the site being used for anti-social behaviour.

# land - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?

Cases of adverse possession are quite common in Ireland.

# land - Friday 16 June, 2017

Farmer shot and injured in suspected dispute over land

A man has been arrested following the incident.

Dublin woman now owns a quarter acre back garden due to council oversight

The woman’s grandfather had previously paid rent on and kept the land.

# land - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Two men arrested over €5 million land and forestry fraud

Gardaí said a significant amount of money held in Irish banks has been frozen.

# land - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land

The Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan said they were ending the cases “to find a better path forward”.

# land - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Dartmouth Square dispute features in finale of land documentary

“The Irish lose any sense they have when it comes to land,” is one of the many theories offered.

# land - Friday 14 October, 2016

Locals hopeful Ballymun site will sell and rejuvenate town

The land is beside the old Ballymun shopping centre.

# land - Monday 22 August, 2016

'People are holding onto land with no intention of developing it and just hoping for the best'

The Small Firms Association wants the government to bring in a scheme to encourage landowners to sell up.

# land - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Good news for turf cutters: New laws will allow them to work on protected bogs

Rural Affairs Minister Heather Humphreys published legislation during the week to de-designate 46 National Heritage Areas (NHAs) in Ireland.

# land - Thursday 26 March, 2015

This Hollywood star's incredibly scenic former Cork retreat is up for grabs

Maureen O’Hara was very happy here (and there’s room to land a seaplane).

# land - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in Middle East This post contains images

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in

After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.

# land - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

# land - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Average value of Irish farm land drops €500 an acre

The latest report shows that land prices may be going down but demand is growing.

# land - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land

The move came after students set up a petition calling for an end to animal-act circuses.

# land - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Gardaí called to auction sit-in protest in Maynooth

Organisers called on the REA Coonan estate agent to sign an agreement that no properties that are in legal dispute should be sold.

# land - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'

Following a visit to Palestine, Irish MEP Emer Costello said the rapid expansion of these settlements was resulting in “the death of so many communities”.

# land - Friday 13 September, 2013

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k John Gilligan This post contains images

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k

The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.

# land - Friday 14 June, 2013

Poll: Should landowners be forced to provide access to their lands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should landowners be forced to provide access to their lands?

The Dáil will debate the issue today. What is your view?

# land - Friday 5 April, 2013

Minister warns of risk of more land and forest fires

High to extreme risk conditions for fire will persist until the coming weekend at least, according to Met Éireann’s fire weather index.

Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms

The Government has no democratic mandate from the electorate for a property tax. In fact, they were elected on the very opposite of commitments, writes Kieran Allen.

# land - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Column: Having the Revenue assess the value of your home is a totally unsuitable idea

There has been immense confusion over the valuation of homes for the property tax, which is why a site value tax would have been better, writes James Pike.

# land - Monday 14 January, 2013

Why half of the world's food goes to waste

Mechanical Engineers Institute explains wastage occurs both at farmer-producer end of food chain and consumer level.

# land - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Committee finds Lowry breached ethics laws in not declaring shareholding in companies

However the committee said the breach was unintentional and that Lowry acted it “in good faith”.

# land - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Public ethics watchdog to investigate Lowry’s failure to declare land

SIPO will be asked to investigate whether Michael Lowry breached ethics laws by not declaring his interests in land in Wigan.

# land - Monday 12 November, 2012

Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought

The number of complaints made against the TD had totalled just 83 last Wednesday.

# land - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Lowry declares land of "negligible value" after 83 complaints

His change of mind came a week after he had declared the land as having no value.

# land - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Lowry responds to claims he failed to declare UK land interest

Lowry said the land is worthless, but if it increases in value in coming years he will declare it.

# land - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Documentary sheds light on Teresa Treacy's fight for her trees

The Co Offaly landowner is still fighting to stop her trees from being cut down so that an overground power line can be put in place.

# land - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Hunger remains 'major' global threat to world’s poorest and most vulnerable

The newest Global Hunger Index shows the unsustainable use of land, water, and energy are the biggest factors affecting the food security of the most vulnerable people around the world.

Chinese landowners setting themselves on fire over forced evictions

Ordinary Chinese are turning to desperate forms of protests as local governments continue to seize land to sell the usage rights to property developers.

# land - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

# land - Sunday 11 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges Spectacular This post contains images

8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges

Yes, they get us from one location to another with ease, but there is more to bridges than that. They can be spectacular works of architecture – and art.

# land - Friday 28 October, 2011

"I'd like to go back to where I was before it ever happened": Teresa Treacy speaks

In advance of a meeting with barristers about her conflict with the ESB and Eirgrid on her land, Teresa Treacy spoke to about her experiences in jail, and her hopes for the future.

# land - Monday 24 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge DUP councillor: “I want Rihanna to enjoy God’s salvation in her life” Rihanna This post contains videos

DUP councillor: “I want Rihanna to enjoy God’s salvation in her life”

The man who asked Rihanna to stop filming on his land has given his verdict on her new video – and said he doesn’t think she’s a “naughty person”.

# land - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Teresa Treacy meets young supporters after release from jail Teresa Treacy This post contains images

Teresa Treacy meets young supporters after release from jail

Teresa Treacy, who was released from jail on Thursday, met with some of her young supporters this weekend.

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