An Taisce said: “There is no future in peat, if we hope to prevent the devastating consequences of climate change and global biodiversity loss.” Photograph: Andy Newman

An Taisce said Bord na Móna’s rebranding of its business as one that is “naturally driven” was cynical. The heritage organisation said “empty PR slo(...)

File photo: The former banker was ordered to spend Christmas in jail after his bail application was denied. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has stepped up his fight against extradition to Ireland by filing another legal challenge in a US (...)

Mace Head Atmospheric Research Station, near Carna, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Less than half of the Irish population believe climate change is a serious problem, a new survey shows. Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEA(...)

A woman walks through flood water in Cork city recently. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

It is tempting to imagine that a sea change in Ireland’s on-again, off-again relationship with the reality of climate change has occurred in re(...)

In the first week of January last year I placed an €80 bet that 2013 would be among the top 10 hottest years since global records began in 1850. The o(...)

Randall Truman got his 15 minutes of fame in early 1980. A long-term resident on Mount St. Helens in Washington State, Truman (83) scoffed when author(...)

French DJ David Guetta is headlining this year’s Oxegen festival. Photograph: Getty

Dance music dominates this year’s Oxegen line-up which returns to Punchestown, Co Kildare this August Bank Holiday weekend. French DJ Da(...)