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Gyproc repeated its apology to locals for the disruption caused by the land collapse at the local community centre and Magheracloone Mitchells GAA pitch. Photograph: Pat Byrne

Politicians, local authority officials and residents in south Co Monaghan have agreed to a forum of regular meetings on the problem of sinkholes and c(...)

“There’s no accountability”: Geraldine Ward, a Drumgossett resident affected by the Gyproc subsidence, outside her home. Photograph: Pat Byrne

When Damien Martin’s father moved into his modest, 1950s-style bungalow on the side of the old R179 Carrickmacross to Kingscourt road in Co Monaghan, (...)

Aerial view of the sinkhole in Co Monaghan that appeared in September. Photograph: Pat Byrne

Planning permission for the development of two new training pitches, dressingrooms, car parking, and other facilities at the Magheracloone Mitchells G(...)

Aerial view shows Magheracloone GAA Club and Community Centre in Carrickmacross, where the original sinkhole  appeared earlier this year. Photograph: Pat Byrne

The emergence of a nine-metre sink hole in Co Monaghan has led to a road closure. The hole was found on land belonging to Gyproc, an Irish plaster an(...)

Aerial view shows Magheracloone GAA Club and Community Centre in Carrickmacross, where the sinkhole has appeared. Photograph: Pat Byrne

The transport and storage of water, which led to the collapse of several mining pillars, was the “probable reason for the subsidence” that caused a si(...)

The sinkholes that appeared near Magheracloone Community Centre just outside Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, after an old mine shaft collapsed. Photograph: Pat Byrne

Five homes are being surveyed to see if they are in danger following the collapse of an old mine shaft in Co Monaghan on Monday, which led to the crea(...)

Aerial view shows Magheracloone Comunity Centre where the underground Gypsum mines have destroyed the juvenile pitch and the senior pitch along with structure damage to the community centre.  Photograph: Pat Byrne

An exclusion zone has been established around disused mine shafts in Co Monaghan after a sinkhole the length of a football pitch opened up at a local (...)

Work on the Knocknacran quarry  is set to continue until June this year, and 44 jobs will be created during the working period.  Photograph: iStock

An Irish arm of global construction materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain is planning an €8 million investment which will create 44 short-term jobs. G(...)

Funicular folly is designed to be super-slim yet super-strong

This weekend, the Body & Soul festival at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath, is offering its annual eclectic mix of musical and mystical experience(...)

Kilcarbery Business Park, in Dublin 22: a vast distribution centre there goes up for sale today

A vast distribution centre occupied by Britvic in Kilcarbery Business Park, Dublin 22, goes for sale today at more than €15 million. Agent Murphy Mu(...)