Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s. 8:37

The huge cost overrun on Corrib gas, the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroele(...)

Pilgrims making their way up Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday, which occurs each July. Fr Tony King likened Croagh Patrick to “nature’s greatest cathedral of the west” and said it was “a national shrine of faith, culture and tradition”. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A retired parish priest has called for badly eroded sacred mountain Croagh Patrick to be declared off-limits for many activities until a proper conser(...)

‘I ran out of room in the attic years ago.’ Photograph: Getty Images

My wallet is s strange place. It’s hard, if not virtually impossible, to find any money in it. Do I have all my money tied up in tech stocks and co(...)

Senator Paul Coghlan, chairman of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee: said  there were so few police on the ground in south Armagh that those involved in the illegal trade could “carry on regardless”.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

A shortage of police resources in south Co Armagh is hindering the fight against fuel smuggling, a Fine Gael senator has claimed. Paul Coghlan, chai(...)

The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association, sought a judicial review of the Labour Court’s March 2014 recommendation. Photograph: Eric Luke

A trade union representing most of the 76 retained fire-fighters employed by Waterford County Council has lost its challenge to a Labour Court recomme(...)

Satellite image detail of Greystones Golf Club. Since its creation in 1895 the course has become surrounded by the expanding town and many aspects could be intensively developed, particularly land within 1km of the Dart station. Photograph: Google Street View

Greystones Golf Club in Co Wicklow has been approached by a property development company interested in a taking over the course and moving the club to(...)

Thousands of fish have been killed following a water pollution incident in Co Limerick. It is believed slurry was the cause of the major fish kill in (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny after announcing the building of the power station in Killala, Co Mayo, with  Gerald  Crotty of Mayo Renewable Power. Photograph: Maxwells

US-backed Mayo Renewable Pow er is planning a €180 million electricity generating plant for Killala, the construction of which will create up to 350(...)

An act of nuisance falls under Irish Tort Law, that is to say you are suffering an unreasonable interference to the enjoyment of your land which originated from another’s land. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q I live in the middle of an inner city terrace and have a problem with open drains from my next door neighbour’s front drains. The neighbour’s(...)

When he discovered that the previous occupant had lived in a chalet on site for 10 years, Greg Kinsella assumed that there was already planning permission to replace it. Unfortunately for him, he was wrong, and Wicklow County Council has been pursuing a case against him since his chalet (above) was first built in August 2012. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times 1:28

The wooden chalet that brought down the wrath of Wicklow County Council and the full rigours of the law on a young couple is well out of sight of pass(...)