Centrica,  owner of Bord Gáis Energy and British Gas, fell 1.6 per cent in brisk volume after it cut its full-year earnings outlook on the back of a steep drop in energy demand. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Mining stocks led a fall across Europe after manufacturing data missed economists’ estimates for the region and China. A purchasing managers index for(...)

Senator John Whelan: said decision on editing podcast was “puzzling”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

RTÉ has said it took an “internal editorial decision” to edit a podcast of its night-time current affairs radio programme The Late Debate to remove an(...)

 “Our job now is to continue to make long-overdue improvements to our water services and to win the confidence of the public in the process.” Head of Irish Water, John Tierney, reacts to new water package. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Irish Water and its parent company Ervia (formerly Bord Gáis) yesterday accepted it had made mistakes and had failed to achieve public trust and conf(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he hopes Irish Water “amicably” follows through on a decision to not pay staff bonuses for this year given the “difficulties” at the utility company. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he hopes Irish Water “amicably” follows through on a decision to not pay staff bonuses for this year give(...)

Gallery Quay, overlooking the Grand Canal Basin, and close to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, has a number of retail tenants including Donnybrook Fair, The Grafton Barber and Educogym

A portfolio of shops in the fashionable south docklands has come on the market by tender through DTZ Sherry FitzGerald for €3.25 million.The portfolio(...)

Minister for Environment Alan Kelly, who will unveil the final water charges plan today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times 5:54

The Government will enshrine a permanent water charges cap in law in an effort to persuade homeowners their water bills will not increase substantiall(...)

A 40m gas flare from the Ocean Guardian drilling rig during a well production test at the Corrib field, 80kms off Co Mayo. Photograph: Shell E&P Ireland Ltd

Shell E&P Ireland has begun two months of testing at its north Mayo onshore refinery in preparation for next year’s scheduled production from the (...)

‘We noticed that we had no hot water’

In June, a reader called Liam was cold-called by Bord Gáis with an offer to service his boiler for €99. “I accepted, and an engineer duly called to(...)

“We come from very different backgrounds”: Fergus Sheil (left) and Brian Irvine.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Fergus Sheil is a conductor who works with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and is artistic director of Wide Open Music and Opera Theatre Compan(...)

The criteria for choosing new directors for the merged board to take over responsibility for Irish Water will be “somewhat elevated” from previous app(...)