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(...)

Coillte has identified up to 25 of its land parcels that are suitable for large-scale windfarms

Coillte, the State forestry agency, has appointed advisers to help it seek out a joint venture partner to develop over €1 billion of wind energy asset(...)

 Dublin Bus buses in Broadstone Bus depot Dublin after services were cancelled as ex-hurricane Ophelia hits. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Luas: There will be no Luas service on the Red or Green lines on Tuesday morning due to damage at a technical room at the Red Cow depot. It is current(...)

Tayto Park founder Raymond Coyle launching the Viking Voyage water ride. The Co Meath theme park has been a big hit since opening in 2010, emphasising that if you build attractions visitors will come. Photograph:  Photocall Ireland

With the budget just four days away, the tourism industry is collectively camped beneath a picture of the Sacred Heart praying that its 9 per cent VAT(...)

 Annette and Brian Kelly with their four children: Eloi (6); Alienor (9) Lorcan (11) and Dilon (4) from Greystones, Co Wicklow. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The first cold, wet days of winter soon sort out the “fair-weather families” from the outdoorsy types who venture out undeterred in waterproofs and we(...)

Dumped tyres in the Dublin mountains

New regulations governing the disposal of used tyres have come into force. Minister for Environment Denis Naughten last month announced details of th(...)

From briquettes to biomass: Bord na Móna must move away from its core, environmentally dubious activity of peat supply. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The fact that Bord na Móna, which is ultimately owned by Irish taxpayers, has found it makes more commercial sense to invest in a new €60 million biom(...)