Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte: appreciates immensely valuable role post office network plays at village and community level. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte repeated that the Government had no plans to close post offices.He said he appreciated the immensely valuable(...)

The Dublin and Mayo teams walk behind the band during the pre-match parade before the All-Ireland football final last September. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA’s deal with Sky TV may not warrant an outraged reaction, but it does merit serious scrutiny and raises legitimate issues of concern for(...)

Centrica led a consortium that has agreed to pay a total of €1.1 billion for Bord Gáis Energy, including €700 million from Brookfield for its wind business, and €200 million from Icon Infrastructure for its Firmus unit in the North

Bord Gáis has blamed the decision to sell its four-year-old Whitegate power plant to Centrica for a fraction of the €400(...)

RTÉ will no longer have exclusive broadcasting rights to the All-Ireland hurling and football finals at Croke Park as Sky are also believed to have also acquired non-exclusive rights. Photograph: Inpho

The GAA are expected to announce shortly – maybe as early as next week – details of the latest three-year broadcasting rights agreement. It is (...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte: “The post office network stands well positioned to become the front-office provider of choice for Government and the financial services sector for both electronic transactions as well as the more traditional over-the-counter transactions.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The post office network must continue to modernise to provide services customers require, Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte to(...)

“The North-South transmission line is a critical and strategically urgent transmission reinforcement and is of critical importance in the broader North-South context,’’ Mr Rabbitte added.

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte was clearly not in the best of humour after having had the political carpet pulled from under him this week by Taoise(...)

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte is to discuss a possible analysis of the work so far on the North-South interconnector when he meets the chairwoman of the expert panel on pylons today.

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte is to discuss a possible analysis of the work so far on the North-South interconnector when he meets the chairwoman o(...)

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte is to answer questions in the Dáil this morning about pylons. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte is to ask the chair of the expert panel he has established on pylons to include an analysis of work to date on the N(...)

Experts said the North-South plan  would cost €810 million if the cables were put underground, compared with €140 million over ground, Mr Rabbitte said. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte has rejected Opposition criticism of the Government’s decision to exclude the proposed North-South electricity connec(...)

The Internet Content Governance Advisory Group is to seek views from the public on a variety of issues around internet use. Photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has announced the launch of a public consultation by an expert advisory group on internet content.The Interne(...)