Private investigator Michael J Gaynor was convicted of breaking the data protection act. Photograph: Courts Collins

The ESB has said it has implemented changes to its processes after it emerged that one of its employees had passed a huge amount of personal data bel(...)

Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic: Larry Goodman is now its biggest shareholder.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Goodman increases stake in Blackrock Clinic: Larry Goodman has taken control of a further 8 per cent stake in Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic, makin(...)

ESB/EirGrid said upgrade work needed to be carried out on the land  in respect of a  power line affecting the general supply in Co Donegal. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A landowner alleged to have obstructed important upgrade work on the Donegal electricity network system has a(...)

ESB invested €825 million over the year in capital projects, with more than €650 million poured into Irish infrastructure

ESB’s after-tax profit rose by €80 million last year as the company cut back on staff costs and increased its revenue. (...)

Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes, who commenced an investigation into Loyaltybuild’s operation after the data breach last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The company at the centre of the biggest data breach ever dealt with in Ireland has recommenced trading and said it had invested €500,000 in ne(...)

Ireland received almost €680 million from the European Investment Bank last year, a 35 per cent increase on 2012(...)

ESB workers hold a meeting to voice concerns about their pensions, on the street outside the ESB Headquarters in Dublin, as the annual general meeting takes place inside last June. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

There is a threat of power cuts from December 16th after the ESB group of unions decided to serve strike action on the company in a continuing row ove(...)

John McSweeney: “Every industry has suffered from the advent of disruptive technologies; with the exception of electricity, but that can’t last forever. We don’t know what the disruptive technology is going to be, but we know that it’s going to come.”

From the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme in the 1920s to rural electrification a few decades later and to the groundbreaking work of ESB Internationa(...)

ESB unions plan to take the first step in balloting workers to strike over the €1.7 billion hole in the company’s pension plan next month. Last month workers held a meeting to voice concerns about their pensions, on the street outside the ESB Headquarters in Dublin, as the AGM took place inside. Photograph: Eric Luke

ESB unions plan to take the first step in balloting workers to strike over the €1.7 billion hole in the company’s pension plan next month; and four of(...)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

The Government this week has been knocking on the door of various State-owned companies looking for cash. It’s all part of a plan agreed in the budget(...)