The Apple logo. A group of Galway residents have objected to the planned location of a new Apple data centre near Athenry. File photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Apple has chosen the “wrong site” for its proposed €850 million data centre near Athenry, Co Galway, according to a group of residents who have object(...)

Ireland’s agri-food sector is a massive economic success story which continues to grow, giving graduates of agriculture and food science excellent long-term employment prospects

Everybody needs to eat, the world’s population is growing, and feeding the planet’s billions in a safe and sustainable way is one of the biggest chall(...)

Carbon footprint: Ireland’s herd size is set to grow. Illustration: Michael Viney

Cattle are scarce on a hillside full of sheep, so I pause on the boreen to exchange gazes with a little suckler herd, so clean and amiable in their ta(...)

One of Ireland’s most architecturally important houses, Bellamont Forest in Cootehill, Co Cavan has sold for around €2million. The substantial Palladi(...)

17 Fortfield Terrace, Rathmines

17 Fortfield Terrace, Rathmines Description: Late 1920s house with four bedrooms and two reception rooms Agent: Sherry FitzGerald The(...)

An Bord Pléanála refused the Cluddaun project over concerns relating to  peat slippage and  the flows of  streams and rivers. Photograph: Reuters.

A 48-turbine wind farm proposed for Co Mayo has been refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanála. Coillte’s project, on lands at Cluddaun, was to(...)

Final offers are being invited by 4pm on Monday (May 11th) for Bellamont Forest in Cootehill, Co Cavan which has been on the market for a number of(...)

Eager beaver: could the animal’s river engineering help save Ireland’s wild salmon and trout from decline? Illustration: Michael Viney

The great inventory of fossil bones unearthed in Irish caves summons up the ancient mammal history of the island. Exploring the rubble of limestone ca(...)

A legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s decision granting permission for a windfarm in the midlands has been rejected by the Commercial Court.In the p(...)

Niall OCarroll – he insisted there was no apostrophe in his surname – played a leading role in developing Irish forestry. In his early years he pionee(...)