Sinn Féin candidate for West Belfast Paul Maskey says dissidents have received a powerful message from his constituents. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

To relax, Sinn Féin’s Paul Maskey likes to hike on the Divis and Black Mountain walking trail that overlooks his West Belfast constituency.“It’s great(...)

Anti-pylon campaigner Paddy Massey in front of the local information centre in Lismore, Co Waterford. Photograph: David Sleator

It takes only a few minutes listening to opponents of Grid Link to come across to a key aspect, perhaps the key aspect, of what rankles with local (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny today strongly defended the erection of electricity pylons across the country on the eve of the public consultation period on a k(...)