The Comeraghs: “rugged, rocky and inspiring”. Photograph: Helen Lawless

An Bord Pleanála is due to rule this month on a roadway “bulldozed” into Mahon valley in the Comeragh mountain range without planning permission. A (...)

Cork’s Stephen Cronin lifts the provincial title following their win over Kerry in Tralee. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Eirgrid All-Ireland under-21 football final in Ennis today could yield a third title in 10 years for Cork or a first in 10 years for Mayo but the (...)

Waterford’s Shane Bennett, with Patrick Curran, has been playing a more prominent for the county. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday All-Ireland Under-21 FC final Cork v Mayo, Cusack Park Ennis, 6.0 – A high-quality championship reaches its climax in Ennis with the meet(...)

Trevor Giles says Dublin’s dominance is undermining football’s appeal. Photograph: Inpho

As the dust settles on Dublin’s record equalling four-in-a-row in the Allianz Football League, there are concerns that the county’s ongoing domination(...)

Alex White, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: he was presented with the 2015 annual report which was launched on Wednesday

Eirgrid has reported pretax profits of €40.7 million for 2015 and has proposed a €3.5 million dividend to the exchequer. The State-owned energy prov(...)

Mayo’s Matthew Ruane celebrates   a dramatic late win over Dublin in the U-21 semi-final Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Mayo 1-15 Dublin 1-14 It’s a feat that hasn’t been achieved in 15 years but Mayo are now just a game away from claiming All-Ireland minor and U-21 ti(...)

ESB headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Changes introduced since 2000 mean the ESB is no longer a State-owned monopoly that generates electricity and supplies it to all households and busine(...)

 A site for the planned EirGrid North-South Interconnector development at Kilmainhamwood, near Nobber Co Meath. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

EirGrid and Meath County Council have clashed over the effect the construction of a major power line will have on views from the Hill of Tara. The d(...)

Eirgrid is repsonsible for operating and upgrading the national electricity grid. Its staff, according to the Sunday Business Post, got €9 million in bonus payments over the past five years.

The New York State pension fund, reports the Sunday Times, which has more than 1 million members is investing £5 million in the Bank of Ireland’s NI K(...)

Roscommon’s Ultan Harney in action against Monaghan’s Drew Wylie on the opening day of the league season – the Connacht side’s only defeat. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

The draw for this year’s Connacht championship makes a provincial final between holders Mayo and Roscommon a possibility but the rivalry between the c(...)