Siteserv chief executive Sean Corkery: Politicians were asking the public to connect disparate issues concerning the Siteserv sale, Irish Water contracts and Mr O’Brien’s finances. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Siteserv has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett asking for the record of the Dáil to be amended regarding statements made under parliamentary pri(...)

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(...)

Vodafone has also partnered with ESB for a €450 million fibre to the home joint venture that will roll out high speed broadband to 50 towns across Ireland.. Photograph: Toby Melville/Files/Reuters

Revenues at Vodafone Ireland fell almost 3 per cent as inter-operator revenues fell and competition continued in the pay-as-you-go market. Reve(...)

Eircom will return to revenue growth in the current quarter, the company says, bringing it “one step closer” to a renewed flotation attempt.Richard Mo(...)

 Green Party leader Eamon Ryan. Mr Ryan has criticised the ESB following the news that it is to retain two major turf-fired power plants after 2019, despite expectations that the plants would close during that year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The ESB is planning to retain its two major turf-fired electricity generation plants in the midlands after 2019, despite expectations that they would (...)

As many as half a million homes and businesses in 50 Irish towns will be able to access super-fast fibre broadband through a joint venture rolled o(...)

Kingspan ESB has launched a scheme that will give customers an option to sign up to a roof top photovoltaic (PV) soalr energy product that the joint venture says will produce cheaper, renewable energy without the investment normally required for such a system.

Kingspan and ESB unveiled on Tuesday a new joint venture in Northern Ireland that will offer local businesses the opportunity to get involved in a sol(...)

Dublin calling: The  Poolbeg chimneys have been granted a reprieve. Here they are photographed in 2013.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 2:08

The ESB has decided to keep the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin and will carry out maintenance work on the famous red and white stacks. The semi-State last(...)

Unions representing staff at the State-owned electricity utility had sought a three-year 3.5 per cent per annum pay increase. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Nearly 7,000 staff in the ESB may be set to receive pay increases of 2 per cent. Unions representing staff at the State-owned electricity utility had (...)

A new fibre broadband service unveiled in Cavan town will allow download speeds comparable to cities such as Tokyo and Hong Kong

A new fibre broadband service unveiled in Cavan town will allow download speeds comparable to cities such as Tokyo and Hong Kong. ESB and Vodafone sai(...)