Coillte

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Coillte had plans to put a road through a red squirrel habitat at Lis Na Grá, Co Donegal. Photograph: iStock.

A Donegal community is celebrating after Coillte agreed to back out of a plan to put a road through a forest which is home to a colony of red squirrel(...)

A red squirrel at Lis na Grá woods. Photograph: North West Newspix

Television presenter and photographer Colin Stafford-Johnson has lent his support to protecting a colony of endangered red squirrels in Co Donegal. (...)

Dr Rosie Mangan: “As for insects, I find them fascinating. Love them or loathe them, you can’t deny they are vital for life on earth and they are the most diverse group in the animal kingdom.”

You work in the area of biological control – what does that mean? My research looks at ways to protect plants from attacks by insects, but rather tha(...)

Stephen Wheeler, MD of SSE Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Airtricity owner SSE’s Irish operations earned profits of almost €44 million in the 12 months to March 31st, the group’s last financial year. The new(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe threatened to become an activist shareholder in the three banks in which the State has shares. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The spectacle of angry shareholders on their feet, waving clenched fists as they demand answers from ashen-faced bankers is not an unfamiliar one at a(...)

The green agenda has become part of day-to-day business. Photograph: iStock

The green agenda’s prominence in business planning rose greatly in tandem with awareness of the threat imposed by global warming. The writings of Geor(...)

Moycullen Village

Semi-state forestry group Coillte plans to apply for planning permission for about 59 new homes on a 3.2-hectare site that it owns in Moycullen, Co Ga(...)

SSE and Coilte estimate that in a typical year, the green energy produced at Galway Wind Park will offset over 220,000 tonnes of harmful CO2 emissions

The State’s largest wind farm, which is expected to generate enough renewable energy to power more than 140,000 homes, has entered commercial operatio(...)

Former Independent News & Media chief executive Gavin O’Reilly is the guest on this week’s Inside Business podcast. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Central Bank has begun enforcement investigations into Bank of Ireland and KBC Bank Ireland as part of an industry-wide examination of overchargin(...)

The row is over a gas pipe that runs through a Coillte forest in Tipperary. The dispute arose over whether  the GNI pipeline was damaged by works carried out by a Coillte contractor.

A legal dispute has arisen between semi -State companies Gas Networks Ireland and Coillte, which highlights the inherent madness of taxpayer-owned com(...)

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