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Plans for the redevelopment of the ESB electricity plant at Shannonbridge, Co Offaly, have been turned down, which could lead to job losses at Bord na Móna. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

State company Bord na Móna lost almost €50 million in the 12 months to the end of March, figures published on Wednesday will show. The news comes fol(...)

Ryanair pilots began balloting for industrial action, up to and including strike action, in a vote due to end on August 9th, indicating that any stoppages could begin in the middle of next month

Holidaymakers face potential disruption next month as Irish-based Ryanair pilots ballot for strike in a row over pay. Members of the Irish Airline Pi(...)

The partnership will build wind farms with the total capacity to generate 1,000 megawatts of electricity by 2030, which Coillte estimates is enough to power about half a million homes.

State companies Coillte and the ESB are close to agreeing a joint venture that could spark a €1 billion investment in green electricity. Forestry com(...)

“Vapes” heat liquid containing nicotine, allowing the user to inhale the vapour produced.  Photograph: iStock

Tobacco group Imperial Brands has launched its Myblu vape on the Irish market, the latest in a line of such products targeting smokers bidding to kick(...)

The Nigerian government says the scale of the damages is not warranted. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images

An Irish-owned company is due to ask the British courts to enforce a $9 billion (€8 billion) award against Nigeria’s government in a dispute over a ga(...)

The ESB said  t it had issued a €500m  bond to European investors that is due to repay in June 2030 at an interest rate of 1.125% . Photograph: Aidan Crawley

State-owned power company ESB has borrowed €500 million in the Republic’s first ever “green bond” to finance electric vehicle recharging points and re(...)

The Republic is Juul’s 10th territory. It sells in the US, Canada, Britain and several other European Union countries, along with Russia and Israel. Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

US e-cigarette maker Juul Labs is targeting the Republic’s 830,000 smokers following its launch here on Tuesday. Juul, 35 per cent owned by Marlboro (...)

Ecocem subsidiary Orcem Americas intends building a plant that will grind slag from iron furnaces to make cement

Irish manufacturer Ecocem’s plans for a €45 million cement mill in the US face a public hearing after officials lifted a threat to declare the project(...)

Gene Murtagh, chief executive of Cavan business Kingspan. Photograph: Alan Betson

Austrian manufacturer Greiner has emerged as the third party to insulation specialist Kingspan’s €700 million bid for parts of Belgian rival Recticel.(...)

German energy group Innogy will build three battery storage facilities in Ireland with a total capacity to store 100 mega watts of electricity.

German energy group Innogy plans to spend about €100 million in the Republic on building battery plants for storing electricity for use by homes and b(...)

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