Students at St Declan’s Community College, Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford, protesting in 2014 about pylons in the Comeragh region. Photograph: Alan Betson

Grid Link is the biggest and most expensive of three projects EirGrid announced in early 2013. Running 230km from Knockraha in Cork, through Wexford, (...)

Myles Lee, Chief Executive Officer CRH addressing the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) CEO Conference 2013:The Business of Europe at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Employers’ group Ibec says businesses are still paying “boomtime” commercial rates to local authorities and that in most counties businesses pay far m(...)

The Government’s decision to omit long-term targets for greenhouse gas emissions has been repeatedly criticised during three days of Oireachtas hearin(...)