Poolbeg chimneys, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin City Council (DCC) has withdrawn its Supreme Court appeal against a High Court judgment in which senior staff were severely criticised for secr(...)

Galway harbour. The first phase of the proposed €126 million port expansion into south Galway Bay involves reclamation of almost 27 hectares of foreshore and seabed. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

State wildlife experts have “key outstanding concerns” about the implications of the Galway harbour expansion plan, an oral hearing has heard. (...)

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(...)

Rose Hynes:  chairwoman of  Irish Water

Irish Water Rose Hynes (chairwoman) Ms Hynes is the chairwoman of both Ervia (formerly known as Bord Gáis) and Irish Water, to which she wa(...)

In addition to its work on the Corrib Gas project, RPS has also advised on the Poolbeg incinerator plan and is involved in the Dublin Water Supply project, a €500 million plan to supply the capital with water from the River Shannon

Consultant engineering firm RPS Group, which was retained by Shell EP Ireland Ltd to work on the controversial Corrib Gas project in Co Mayo, has said(...)

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(...)