The National Trust claimed that building a £100 million golf course near Giant's Causeway could have a serious impact on the UNESCO designated world heritage site.
Their legal challenge was dismissed and more than a decade after the initial planning application was launched, Mr Justice Weatherup gave the go-ahead to the project which will be about a mile-and-a-half away from the Causeway.
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