The Department of Communications Energy and Natural Resources in Dublin lost €1.8 million, according to the audit. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Equipment for a cross-border high-speed broadband project was bought for €1.3 million using public funds when the true value was €30,000, Northern Ire(...)

Jason Coyle, director of Mr Crumb food export business in Finea, Co Westmeath: “We have broadband, but not broadband of the capability or the capacity to run a modern business the way it should.”

Every second Friday, Independent TD Stephen Donnelly hosts a meeting of interested parties, businesses and residential, solely on the issue of broadba(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White: “We will cover the whole map. That’s our intention.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Every home and business in the country will have high-speed broadband by 2020, the Government has said. Minister for Communications Alex White has (...)

Every home and business in the country will have high-speed broadband by the end of the decade, the Government has promised.

Every home and business in the country will have high-speed broadband by the end of the decade, the Government has promised.The Department of Communic(...)

At some point next year, all 2.2 million individual addresses in the Republic will be assigned their own seven-digit post code – to be known as an Eir(...)

Seabed survey carried out by the Geological Survey of Ireland in 2012. Data shown here vertically exaggerated four times to highlight features.

Inishbogfin islanders know the shape of their coastline from Admiralty charts, but new images show the exact size of the Connemara seascape.A “real ma(...)

Fine Gael Ministers of State:Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach with Special Responsibility as Government Chief Whip and Defence: Pa(...)

Alex White: with his appointment, the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources remains in Labour hands

With the appointment of Alex White as its new Minister, the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources remains in Labour hands. (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny unveils his new Cabinet in the Dáil this afternoon.

A Cheann Comhairle, I wish to inform the House that the President, acting on my advice, has accepted the resignations of Deputy Pat Rabbitte, Deput(...)

 The marina at Dún Laoghaire Harbour. A lapse in invoicing occurred during transfer of responsibilities between Government departments. Photograph: Eric Luke

Loss of corporate memory during the Government decentralisation programme in 2007 contributed to poor financial management of fishery harbour centres(...)