Gerry Adams TD: “In fairness, he was going to pay and he changed his mind,” said Fine Gael TD Ray Butler.

A modest contribution? That’s what the Taoiseach kept talking about yesterday.You don’t get many of those in the Dáil.But Enda wasn’t suggesting a sha(...)

Rick Elice, co-writer of Jersey Boys: ‘I have never been able to hold down a job. I have had no plan to my life, wherever the stream has taken me, I’ve gone.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Rick Elice seems anxious to please his Irish audience. As he delivers a self-deprecating and smart monologue about how he came to write Jersey Boys(...)

Wind energy: In Ireland, windfarms are currently heavily subsidised. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Just as chairman John Horgan began speaking last Monday at the official launch of Bord na Mona’s new €115 million Mount Lucas windfarm, a gale whipped(...)

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Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins in the eponymous movie.  Photograph: Kobal

Dame Julie Andrews, one of cinema’s most durable stars, is to attend two special events at next month’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JD(...)

Centrica acquired Bord Gáis Energy for €1.1 billon last year

Bord Gáis Energy owner Centrica has cut its 2015-2016 exploration and investment budget by £400 million after weak energy prices drove down full-year (...)

Outgoing head of Shell E&P Ireland Michael Crothers has said that the Irish planning system is ‘adversarial’, and mediation could replace ‘resorting to the courts.’ File photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Outgoing head of Shell E&P Ireland Michael Crothers has said that the Irish planning system is “adversarial”, and mediation could replace “resorti(...)

A new report by Irish gas and electricity supplier Vayu Energy shows that consistently strong supplies and reduced demand across Europe have caused the Republic’s wholesale gas prices to fall 30 per cent year on year. Photograph: Sean Yong/Reuters

Irish consumers could benefit by more than €400 a year if energy companies passed on dramatic falls in both oil and gas prices on international market(...)

Gas Networks Ireland’s communications manager Louise Browne: “We don’t want the name change to compromise safety in any way”

A rebrand “isn’t something that any organisation does lightly”, says Gas Networks Ireland’s communications manager Louise Browne. But the organisation(...)

It’s all about the location at 40 Hanover Dock, a two-bedroom corner apartment on the fifth floor of an eight-floor building overlooking the very c(...)