Mainstream Renewable Power chief executive Eddie O’Connor: “This wind farm is the ideal solution for Ghana because the country needs large quantities of electricity and it needs it fast.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP), the wind energy company established by the Airtricity founder Eddie O’Connor, has reached an agreement with a Swiss(...)

A plan to export energy generated in Ireland to Britain from wind energy farms has proven controversial

As many as 35,000 jobs could be generated by developing Ireland’s wind energy sector further, according to a new report from Trinity College Du(...)

US pharmaceutical firm Perrigo ’s agreement to acquire Dublin’s Elan for $8.6 billion is the biggest Irish deal of the year year so far. Photographer:John Cogill/Bloomberg News.

Irish deal volume and values fell in the first nine months of 2013, according to data from Experian.The total number of Irish M&A and equity capi(...)

Eddie O’Connor of Mainstream Renewable Power: “We now have one of the biggest energy investors in the world on board.”    Photograph: Frank Miller

The Japanese trading house Marubeni has agreed to pay €100 million for a 25 per cent stake in Mainstream Renewable Power, the wind energy company cont(...)

The consortium led by Denis O’Brien’s Digicel was not among the two successful bids for mobile phone licences in Burma.

The consortium led by Denis O’Brien’s Digicel was not among the two successful bids for mobile phone licences in Burma, which were announced yesterday(...)

Burma’s temples are a legacy of the country’s rich history

Fifty years ago Burma was one of the richest countries in Asia. Then the military took over and Myanmar, as the generals renamed the country, b(...)

Burma’s temples are a legacy of the country’s rich history

Fifty years ago Burma was one of the richest countries in Asia. Then the military took over and Myanmar, as the generals renamed the country, b(...)