Dublin city manager Owen Keegan arrives at the Dáil to give evidence to the Oireachtas environment committee about the Pool Beg Incinerator. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Poolbeg incinerator would cost about €600 million if it was developed, Dublin city manager Owen Keegan has told an Oireachtas environment committe(...)

 Model of the proposed incinerator for Poolbeg. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council ended up paying nearly twice as much for a new premises to accommodate a firm of cargo handlers in Dublin Port so the planned P(...)

Works being carried out on the proposed incinerator site in January 2010. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Consultants paid more than €32 million over the proposed development of the Poolbeg incinerator are to have their contract terminated by Dublin City C(...)

A file image of workers preparing the Poolbeg incinerator site in 2010. Photograph: The Irish Times

The contract between Dublin City Council Covanta to develop the Poolbeg incinerator has been substantially renegotiated.A controversial “put or pay” c(...)

Outgoing Dublin city manager John Tierney: “If a decision had been taken then to meter new homes, today we would have 40 per cent of the national housing stock metered at no cost to anybody.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Instead of abolishing water charges in 1997, the then rainbow Coalition government should have required that all new houses be metered for wate(...)

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