ECJ: Ireland in breach of environmental rules

Ireland is in breach of European directives in relation to the effects of environmental projects, the advocate general of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said.

17th January, 2009

Ireland is in breach of European directives in relation to the effects of environmental projects, the advocate general of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said.

The decision follows a complaint to the European Commission about a proposed €100 million development of the Curragh racecourse in Co Kildare.

The redevelopment was finally approved by An Bord Pleanála a year ago, more than two years after the Irish Turf Club first sought planning permission. Kildare...

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