A 40m gas flare from the Ocean Guardian drilling rig during a well production test at the Corrib field in 2014.

Fully odourised gas has been restored throughout counties Galway and Mayo, Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) has confirmed. GNI said that all 9,600 customer(...)

Shell’s gas terminal in Erris

Two State investigations are under way into the release of odourless gas into the natural gas supply in the west of Ireland after a “technical fault”(...)

Last year An Bord Pleanála  approved a wind farm at Bellacorick in north Mayo which was reduced from 112 wind turbines to 61 turbines. File  photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

EirGrid’s decision to scale back its €240 million Grid West transmission project has elicited a mixed reaction from business and community groups in t(...)

EirGrid is now exploring the potential for an interconnector with France. Photograph: iStock
Making new connections

The interconnection of different countries’ electricity grids makes eminent sense. It allows for excess power from one country to be sold to the other(...)

Anne-Marie Curran, managing director of leading Irish PR agency Drury Porter Novelli. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Drury Porter Novelli, one of Ireland’s leading public relations agencies, increased its after-tax profit last year by 28 per cent to €504,601, its lat(...)

Given the gap between the sides in the North-South pylon proposal, the planning process was always going to be difficult

This week’s High Court ruling on the proposed €280 million high-capacity power line connecting the Republic’s and North’s electricity grids is another(...)

A protest in Meath against the power line connecting the North and the Republic .

Plans for a €280 million power line linking the Republic and the North face further legal and planning hurdles following a key victory in the High Cou(...)

Members of  North East Pylon Pressure Campaign  opposing the Eirgrid North-South Interconnector development at Kilmainhamwood, near Nobber, Co Meath, in 2008. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The High Court is set to rule on Tuesday on a challenge to a €280 million high-capacity power line connecting the Republic and the North. Last month (...)

Fintan Slye will leave EirGrid at the end of December, with close to two years of his contract to run. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fintan Slye, chief executive of EirGrid, the company that runs Ireland’s electricity grid, is leaving to create and run a new subsidiary at the equiva(...)

The Euro-Toques Food Awards winners with chef and Commissioner General Graham Neville (right)

A fishmonger, a beef farmer, a dairy farmer, a goat farmer and garlic growers are the recipients of the 2017 Euro-Toques Food Awards, the only industr(...)