Campaigners against Eirgrid’s GridWest project have welcomed the company’s decision to abandon its pylons plan between Cork and Kildare. “We are now l(...)

Start and finish Ards Friary, Donegal. Grid reference 55.1569 -7.8648 Get there From Letterkenny, take the N56 and 2km after Creeslough turn ri(...)

Artist’s impression of the  planned  resort at Newcastle Wood, Co Longford: The plan envisages building 500 chalets on the 375-acre site in the midlands. Photograph:  PA

UK leisure giant Center Parcs has revealed artist impressions of what its proposed adventure village in Co Longford will look like. Center Parcs Lon(...)

A logging site at Nesset, Mau Forest, Kenya. Humans are clearing  a net 10 billion trees a year from the surface of the Earth.

The Earth fairly bristles with trees, with new research showing it has an estimated 3.04 trillion of them. Although this is almost 10 times more than(...)

Coillte is selling around 300 masts and equipment locations for an undisclosed sum.

Coillte has agreed a deal to sell its network of 298 telecoms masts to a French investment fund, Infravia Capital Partners, for about €70 million. The(...)

During the year, Coillte planted 15 million trees on 6,200 hectares of land

Coillte, the State-owned forestry company that on Thursday reported improved sales and profits, is undertaking a strategic review of all aspects of it(...)

Airspeed: €1.5 million investment in facilities across the country to help deliver multi-gigabit connectivity.

AirSpeed Telecom is set to boost its broadband connectivity with a €1.5 million investment in its facilities across the country to help deliver multi(...)

Stephen Wheeler, managing director of SSE Airtricity. “Our model can’t just be about selling electricity, it’s actually providing an essential service to our customers.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SSE Airtricity is on course to building the biggest wind farm in the State. The local subsidiary of British utility, Scottish and Southern Energy, (...)

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(...)