Thirteen local residents have lost their High Court challenge to the granting of planning permission for the construction of a biomass heat and power (...)

The developer claims if permission is secured the wind farm will generate substantial electricity for up to 30 years, 225 construction jobs and 60 long-term jobs, and some €3.5 million for local projects over its lifetime

An engineer has lost his High Court challenge over the planning procedure adopted for a proposed wind farm near his home at Kells, Co Meath. Ms Justic(...)

An engineer has lost his High Court challenge over a proposed wind farm near his home at Kells, Co Meath. John Callaghan had claimed a”fundamentally u(...)

Black-tailed goodwits in flight near a turbine at Cahore, Co Wexford. Photograph: Oran O’Sullivan/Birdwatch Ireland

We are on target to meet our renewable energy obligations for 2020. However, the rollout of new energy infrastructure comes with consequences, (...)

The Shell gas terminal at Bellanaboy, Co Mayo. Court told of concerns over   potential impact on people and the environment.

The Environmental Protection Agency sanctioned an “extraordinary” amendment of a “dead” licence for Shell’s gas terminal in Co Mayo months after agree(...)

Wind farm plan for Cleanrath, Co Cork:  legal team said council considered the proposed development would result in destruction of a habitat of high ecological value

A couple have challenged a decision granting planning permission for a wind farm near their home.Klaus Balz and Hanna Heuback, of Bear Na Gaoithe, Inc(...)

The European Commission has has sent Ireland a second reasoned opinion asking it to fully implement a directive concerning common rules for the(...)

Dolphins in the Shannon off Money Point, Co Clare. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

The European Commission has asked the Government to explain why seismic surveying currently under way off the west coast is not subject to the (...)