Speaking ahead of a meeting of EU energy ministers this morning, Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte said there were ’legacy issues’ for Ireland in relation to EU energy policy.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

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There was some confusion as to just what would have happened and who would have suffered most in the event of an all-out strike at the energy supplier.. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Now that the strike notice has been lifted, we can breathe a sigh of relief that the ESB’s workers will not be taking en masse to the picket lines.The(...)

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