Ireland and Luxembourg are the only two EU countries projected to miss both their emissions and renewable energy targets in 2020

The fines hanging over Ireland for missing its EU climate targets in 2020 are likely to be significantly lower than previously thought. According to (...)

An Post chief executive David McRedmond said recently he expected up to 360 post offices to close over the next four years. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An Post is to receive a €30 million loan from the Government to help it restructure the company, which has been struggling to cope with the decline in(...)

RTÉ nativity mockumentary ‘The School’ featuring Dominic MacHale as Mr English, Laura O’Mahony as Briege Daly and Tadhg Hickey as Mr Hegarty

RTÉ will for the first time put an entire series on the RTÉ Player before it is broadcast on television. The School, a three-part mockumentary about t(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten should be alarmed by recent comments by a member of the RTÉ Authority to Ivan Yates. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

RTÉ has now formally announced the “review of its provision of orchestral services” that I wrote about in this column last week. The tone of the anno(...)

BT Ireland has operated  Ireland’s Emergency Call-Answering Service since 2009. Photograph: Alan Betson

BT Ireland has retained a lucrative contract worth between €30-€50 million to operate the State’s 999 emergency call service. The telco has been sele(...)

Last year, the company contacted about 130,000 of its broadband customers as a result of security concerns that routers were vulnerable to infection by a virus and being hacked. Photograph: Maxwells

Telecommunications company Eir had to replace almost 20,000 customer modems following an investigation by the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC). La(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: “Staff and office holders are assigned equipment from stock as required to enable them carry out their official functions,” said his department.   Photograph: Cole Burston/Bloomberg

A selection of new iPads, a €15 kettle and office paintings were among the items ordered by Government Ministers on their appointments earlier this ye(...)

Minister for Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten insisted: ‘This is a fair deal for Ireland and a good day for climate.’ File image: Reuters/Yves Herman

EU environment ministers have agreed national emissions-reduction targets in a push to show how the bloc is delivering on its climate goals ahead of U(...)

Europe’s commitment to the Paris accord on climate change reaches a critical point on Friday with negotiations between member states on the EU’s ‘cornerstone measures’

The Government has been accused of availing of a series of “concessions and loopholes” which will allow Ireland to reduce its commitments to curbing c(...)

The Government plans to spend €11 million cleaning up dumps next year. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government plans to spend €11 million cleaning up dumps next year, figures published alongside the details of Budget 2018 show. A breakdown of th(...)

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