US House speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

The US treasury’s decision to lift sanctions on Aughinish Alumina-owner Rusal could be delayed, treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin has indicated. Mr Mn(...)

The Aughinish Alumina refinery’s future was in some doubt due to US sanctions on its parent company Rusal

The Government has welcomed a US Treasury announcement that it intends to lift sanctions against Rusal, which is the parent company of the Aughinish A(...)

  Paschal Donohoe  with Christine Lagarde: the Minister is in Washington for meetings with senior officials from the Trump administration and   the IMF. Photograph: Marty Katz/ washingtonphotographer.com

There is no scope to reopen Britain’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said. In a speech to the(...)

There is no scope to reopen Britain’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said.

There is no scope to reopen Britain’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said. In a speech to th(...)

The Aughinish Alumina refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will meet US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin in Washington on Tuesday amid growing concern over continuing US sa(...)

Growth in construction continued in October but the pace of expansion slowed to its lowest rate in more than three years, the latest figures show.

A deal designed to lift the threat of US sanctions on the owner of manufacturer Rusal Aughinish Aluminaand secure around 2,000 Irish jobs hangs in the(...)

The Aughinish Alumina refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick

A deal designed to lift the threat of US sanctions on the owner of manufacturer Rusal Aughinish Alumina and secure around 2,000 Irish jobs hangs in th(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘We’re working very closely both with the company and management in Limerick and also at all levels in Washington.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government wants a “prolonged extension” of a sanctions deadline granted by US authorities to investors in Russian energy giant Rusal, Taoiseach L(...)

Aughinish Alumina is one of the biggest employers in the Limerick region, with more than 450 people employed directly at the plant in Askeaton

The Government is growing increasingly concerned about the future of Aughinish Alumina in Limerick, amid continuing uncertainty about US sanctions dir(...)

The charge is levied on all homes and businesses in the State to support renewable energy producers, such as wind farms. Photograph: Ben Curtis

Aughinish Alumina has begun lobbying against a State-imposed energy levy from which the company was paid millions of euro up until 2016. State energy(...)

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