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Con O’Callaghan: will pose a big threat to Galway’s defence as Dublin bid for U-21 All-Ireland crown at Tullamore.   Photograph: Philip Magowan/Presseye/Inpho

Eirgrid GAA U-21 FC final Dublin v Galway, Tullamore, 5.0 [Live, TG4] The last under-21 football final brings together an apt pairing as both Dublin (...)

Dublin’s Aaron Byrne and Donegal’s Cian Mulligan in action during the All-Ireland U-21 semi-final at Breffni Park. Photograph: Philip Magowan/Presseye/Inpho

Dublin 1-13 Donegal 0-9 Dublin, under Dessie Farrell, easily qualified for the Eirgrid All-Ireland U-21 final against a disappointing Donegal in Kin(...)

Farmers   take part in a North East Pylon Pressure Campaign   protest against the North-South interconnector. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A group representing about 190 land owners affected by the planned North-South electricity interconnector has secured leave from the High Court to ch(...)

French President Francois Hollande  shares Mr Kenny’s belief in liberal economic policies, but has encountered great difficulty putting them into practice in France. Photograph:  Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images

French president François Hollande is to visit Taoiseach Enda Kenny and President Michael D Higgins in Dublin on Thursday, one week after a Tunisian (...)

EirGrid says the project is important because there is only one interconnector between the two jurisdictions. File image:  Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A group opposed to overhead pylons as part of the proposed North-South electricity interconnector project wants permission to bring a High Court actio(...)

Sir Edward Carson’s statue at Stormont: keeping lights on in the parliament might seem a challenge due to gloomy political backdrop in the North. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Making sure the lights stay on in Stormont might seem like a tall order at the moment, given the current gloomy political backdrop in the North. But f(...)

“Attainment of the 40 per cent target will require another 200 wind farms, 700km of new transmission line and hundreds of new towers to carry these lines. These transmission reinforcements alone will cost up to €3.9 billion, according to EirGrid,” says Dr Anthony White. Photograph: David Sleator

Achieving the target of generating 40 per cent of Ireland’s electricity by 2020 from renewable sources would require another 200 wind farms around th(...)

ESB/EirGrid said upgrade work needed to be carried out on the land  in respect of a  power line affecting the general supply in Co Donegal. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A landowner alleged to have obstructed important upgrade work on the Donegal electricity network system has a(...)

Electricity pylons near Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil is to table a motion calling on the Government to reject the proposal to appoint John O’Connor as chairman of Eirgrid. Mr O’Connor, a form(...)

Farmers from Monaghan, Cavan and Meath and over 1,200 tractors pictured in August 2008 taking part in the North East Pylon Pressure Campaign (NEPP) tractor rally opposing the EirGrid North South Interconnector development at Kilmainhamwood, near Nobber Co Meath. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

The “character of the landscape” and the “cultural heritage” of parts of the country close to proposed electrical pylons could be at risk, Fáilte Irel(...)

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