Michael Hogan, the Tipperary footballer who was killed at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday on November 21st, 1920

The GAA will mark the 95th anniversary of the events of Bloody Sunday, November 21st, 1920, at a special ceremony in Croke Park tonight before the st(...)

Joe Kernan: “They blew us out of the water last year, they will be wanting to do the same here again, and that’s what we have to be ready for.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The difficulties for this evening’s one-off EirGrid International Rules Test could be seen and heard at Friday’s media conference when all the poin(...)

Dorothy Keane  who says that  noise from turbines has forced her to leave her home in Skrine, Co Roscommon, with her husband Michael. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran

A community group representing rural Ireland intends to unseat three Government Ministers at the next election as part of a new campaign against wind (...)

Students at St  Declan’s Community College, Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford, protesting about pylons in the Comeragh region. Photograph: Alan Betson

A €156.8 million upgrade of the electricity network, from Clare to Dublin and across the southern region, will take three to four years to complete, E(...)

Farmers from Monaghan, Cavan and Meath and more than 1,200 tractors taking part in a  tractor rally opposing EirGrid’s plan,  near Nobber, Co Meath, in 2008. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The decision to scrap the network of pylons from Cork to Kildare has been welcomed by campaigners in Clonmult, Dungourney, Midleton, Co Cork. Among t(...)

Students at St Declan’s Community College, Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford, protesting in 2014 about pylons in the Comeragh region. Photograph: Alan Betson

Grid Link is the biggest and most expensive of three projects EirGrid announced in early 2013. Running 230km from Knockraha in Cork, through Wexford, (...)

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(...)

Eirgrid, the semi-State company with responsibility for the national electrity grid, said reduced demand for power means it no longer needs to build a new overhead network or install underground cables between Cork and Kildare. File photograph: Arben Celi/Reuters

Eirgrid has abandoned plans to build a €215 million network of pylons from Cork to Kildare to boost electricity supplies across the State. The semi-St(...)

Planning permission was recently granted to US technology giant Apple to build a new data centre near Athenry, Co Galway.

Some 18 companies are either in the process of establishing a data centre in Ireland or are significantly expanding existing operations in an overal(...)

Declan Ganley: his broadband technology group Rivada has raised €50 million from a group of institutions and wealthy individuals. Photograph: Eric Luke

Consumers and businesses are facing rises in electricity charges at a time when the operators of the network are getting bonuses of up to 15 per cent,(...)