A computer enhanced image of the Poolbeg incinerator

Since the LuxLeaks revelations late last year it has seemed as if all roads, suddenly, lead not to Rome but to Luxembourg. So there was something al(...)

Computer generated image of proposal: US company Covanta is to spend €500m on the Poolbeg incinerator, with another €100m coming from the four Dublin local authorities

Funding for the building of the waste to energy incinerator in Poolbeg, Dublin, is coming from a company in Luxembourg with a structure similar to the(...)

A computer enhanced image of the Poolbeg incinerator

Waste from households in 12 local authority areas could be taken to the Poolbeg incinerator in southeast Dublin, under the new regional waste manage(...)

People protesting against the  Poolbeg incinerator plan in 2010. The project has had numerous financial, legal and political obstacles in the past seven years. Photograph: Eric Luke

Work has begun on the €600 million Poolbeg waste incinerator in Dublin, seven years after the facility was granted permission by An Bord Pleanála.Con(...)

Airbnb co-founder and chief executive  Brian Chesky   in the company’s current Dublin offices. Photograph: David Sleator

Room rentals multinational Airbnb is planning to move into Facebook’s former Dublin headquarters ahead of an expansion of its workforce, reports th(...)

‘The Minster failed to mention the incinerator in his speech, but if we are to believe everything he said regarding waste policy, then it is never going to happen,’ said Green party leader Eamon Ryan, Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

This week at the Environment Ireland Conference new Minister for Environment Alan Kelly got tough on badly-behaved bin collection companies. In his fi(...)

The wrong incinerator for Dublin

There is more than a whiff of “We know best” about the apparent determination of unelected officials to go ahead with the long-delayed Poolbeg municip(...)

A computer generated image of the proposed Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin.

The controversial Poolbeg waste incinerator in Dublin looks set to go ahead this year after the State’s public private partnership financial watchd(...)

A computer-enhanced image of the   Covanta incinerator at Poolbeg, Dublin

Dublin City Council will next week learn whether it can go ahead with the development of the controversial €600 million Poolbeg waste incinerator. T(...)

A computer enhanced image of the Poolbeg incinerator. In the region of €100 million has so far been spent by the Dublin local authorities on the incinerator.

Dublin’s proposed Poolbeg incinerator has been cleared for construction by the European Commission following its finding that the project is not in br(...)