Denis Naughten

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John Wilson, former principal of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, leading a rehearsal at the National Concert Hall.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he favours the retention of RTÉ’s two orchestras. The national broadcaster is reviewing the future of the National Sym(...)

No plan B: the One Planet Summit is being held two years to the day since the landmark Paris accord on climate change was agreed. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty

France will push for a European financial-transactions tax to fund the fight against climate change, four French government ministers have said ahead (...)

Last month a judge found Eir had legitimate grounds in bringing its case against the State and granted a stay on the Comreg process provided Eir pursues its case swiftly.

Telecoms regulator Comreg is seeking to impose a record fine of nearly €10 million on Eir over its alleged failure to comply with obligations to allow(...)

Flooding in Salthill, Galway, during Storm Ophelia in October 2017. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

There has been a large rise in sea levels around Ireland in recent decades, and the trend is going to accelerate over the next century. This will test(...)

Businesses that generate commercially usable heat from renewable energy sources will be eligible to receive ongoing payments under new scheme. Photograph: Eric Luke

Details of a national support scheme for renewable heat have been announced by Denis Naughten, Minister for Climate Action and Environment. It will co(...)

'The whole process of installing solar panels was as easy as the installers Construction PV had promised in their prior assessment and quotation.'

Last spring nine households in my neighbourhood, ourselves included, decided to invest in rooftop photovoltaic (PV) panels in an effort to reduce our (...)

Denis Naughten: he has repeatedly highlighted that clean air  is a priority due to the health effects of traditional house coal

The Government has finalised the schedule for the roll out of a ban on the sale of smoky coal throughout the country from autumn 2018. Minister for t(...)

New measures should include a substantial increase in the carbon tax, and a phasing out of coal and peat for both residential heating and power generation. Photograph: Getty

Ireland is not on track to meet its 2020 targets or to decarbonise its economy by 2050, according to the Climate Change Advisory Council. In additio(...)

Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton, who chairs the Oireachtas communications committee. Will its recommendations be turned into action, or left on pause? Photograph: Dave Meehan

Amid more urgent political drama, no one was paying much attention to Tuesday’s publication of the Oireachtas communications committee’s report on the(...)

The State-subsidised scheme to equip 542,000 rural homes and businesses with high-speed broadband has been beset with problems

The Department of Communications has denied the National Broadband Plan is facing further delays amid reports that officials have told regional author(...)

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