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(...)

Industrial waste from the abandoned Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline, with Cobh cathedral in the background. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A near-€100 million project to convert the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour into a public park could be completed by 20(...)

Revenue and pretax profit both rose at RPS Group last year. Photographer: Alastair Miller/Bloomberg News

Consultant engineering firm RPS group said 2013 was a good year for the company, despite a major slow down in the Australian resources market. (...)

The Health Service Executive awarded the highest number of public sector contracts last year

The Health Service Executive (HSE) awarded more public sector contracts than any other State body last year, followed by the Office of Public W(...)

Irish Water’s Dublin Water Supply project is intended to pump 350 million litres of water a day from the River Shannon to serve the capital’s drinking water needs for the next 70 years.

Irish Water has started work on the €500 million project to supply Dublin with water from the River Shannon. The Dublin Water Supply proj(...)

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(...)

In addition to the big players, the list includes an assortment of recruitment firms, law firms, engineering contractors and economic consultants.

IBM€44.8 millionThe consulting arm of the technology giant won three separate Irish Water contracts by tender.The first is to deliver the new utility’(...)

City manager Owen Keegan had recommended the cuts following reductions in Government funding of €5.6 million for homeless services and €3.2 million for housing adaptation grants.

Dublin city councillors have reversed some €9 million in cuts and have increased funding for homeless and disabled people in the city’s 2014 budget.A (...)

A computer enhanced image of the Poolbeg incinerator

Plans for the construction of the Poolbeg incinerator have not been abandoned, Dublin City Council has said.No decision on the future of the project c(...)

The first water meter being installed in Maynooth, Co Kildare. But is executive performance being properly measured? Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

The State lacks many things but a sense of humour is not one of them. Just as the head of Irish Water John Tierney was dropping the news that he had s(...)