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A plague of flies of ‘biblical proportions’ has descended upon the south Dublin suburbs of Sandymount, Ringsend and Irishtown. File photograph: Hans Lang/Getty

A plague of flies of “biblical proportions” has descended upon the Dublin 4 suburbs of Sandymount, Ringsend and Irishtown, according to residents and (...)

The incinerator at Poolbeg.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

There were a number of environmental incidents at Dublin’s new municipal waste incinerator on the Poolbeg peninsula in the days after the facility beg(...)

The incinerator at Poolbeg, Ringsend where 11 were hospitalised following an incident at the  incinerator. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin City Council has asked for a full safety audit on the operation of the Poolbeg incinerator after 11 staff were hospitalised last week following(...)

The incinerator at Poolbeg in Ringsend. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Two workers who were injured following an incident at the new Dublin municipal incinerator overlooking Sandymount Strand have been discharged from St (...)

There are reports that 11 people have been injured following an incident at the Poolbeg Incinerator this morning. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Eleven people were hospitalised after a small amount of lime was released inside the flue gas treatment area at the Poolbeg Incinerator in Dublin on W(...)

‘Steam blows’ at the new Poolbeg incinerator, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator will start full waste-burning operations from next week, 20 years after the facility was first proposed. From Friday the(...)

The Poolbeg municipal incinerator that almost nobody wanted – certainly not elected members of Dublin City Council, who voted against it repeatedly – (...)

  Poolbeg incinerator, Dublin: The  building is the length of three football pitches and four metres taller than the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Twenty years after it was first proposed, and a decade since it was granted planning permission, the Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin will start burning (...)

A computer-generated image of the planned Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin.

Fresh concerns have been raised over the development of Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator by US waste firm Covanta, following the failure of emissions test(...)

Computer generated image of proposal: US company Covanta is spending €500m on the Poolbeg incinerator, with another €100m coming from the four Dublin local authorities

Covanta, the New Jersey-based waste firm which is building the €600 million Poolbeg waste incinerator in Dublin, has signed its first contract for the(...)

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