The Irish Times – 06/04/2009

Call to prioritise infrastructure to boost jobs   by Michael O’Regan   EMPLOYMENT   Barry Ward (Blackrock, Dublin) said that real and effective regulation could not be measured by the numbers of forms filled in or boxes ticked.   The businesses hurt most by that kind of regulation were small enterprises, he added.   “While…

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The Irish Times – 16/07/2009

Letters to the Editor The Irish Times, 16th July 2009   Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill   Madam, – I read with dismay the ill-informed views of Michael J McCann (July 9th) on new criminal justice legislation and the motives of criminal lawyers in writing to this paper.   As long as we in Ireland couch…

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The Irish Times – 13/04/2010

Council votes to rezone land at Carrickmines for retail   by Fiona Gartland   Councillors in south Dublin have voted to begin a variation to rezone land for retail development in Carrickmines despite a ministerial order directing them not to increase retail in the area.   Minister for the Environment John Gormley directed councillors on…

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The Irish Times – 08/04/2010

Councillors plan to overturn south Dublin zoning decision   by Fiona Gartland   Councillors in Dún Laoghaire, south Dublin, are to attempt to overturn a zoning decision taken by them last month at the direction of the Minister for the Environment in the latest battle over retail development in the area.   The Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown…

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