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The Danish capital, Copenhagen: Six years ago the Danish political establishment reached a far-reaching agreement on the future of the country’s energy transmission network.

In Denmark, local concerns are trumped by national agreements

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, Henry Murdoch and his wife Davida at the launch of his new books. Photograph: Fergal Phillips

Murdoch found himself a patient in hospital where he had been chair for 17 years

The author of a survey which claims Ireland is the “goodest country” in the world has said he has been deluged with emails from Irish people taking issue with his findings.

Author blames ‘Groucho Marx syndrome’ after complaints over study based on 2010 data

 EirGrid chief executive Fintan Slye:  “If would be great if the situation existed that the public at large had the necessary trust in EirGrid and that an independent panel is not necessary, but we’re not there yet.”

Slye warns that North-South interconnector between Tyrone and Meath is ‘very urgent’

Department of Health secretary general Ambrose McLoughlin has said the current generation of parents could be the first to “bury our children” unless the problem of obesity is tackled. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Department of Health secretary general calls for restricted availability of sweets, fizzy drinks

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The tombstone of John Parr, the first British soldier killed in World War I, on August 21st, 1914, at the Military Cemetery of Saint-Symphorien in Spiennes, Mons. Photograph: Benoit Doppagne/AFP/Getty Images

Service at Belgian city of Mons will mark start of first World War on Western Front

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