Mark Quinn, managing director with EMR. “This investment represents the culmination of targeted execution and tremendous teamwork.”

Meath-based EMR said would increase its workforce to 50 as it announced a €500,000 investment in the firm. The company, which designs and building t(...)

Northern Ireland Water workers filling a tanker from the mains in south Belfast before transporting to top up a low level reservoir. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Northern Ireland Water has said a hosepipe ban will continue until there is enough treated water to meet demand. The ban limiting domestic water use,(...)

A burst water mains at Roughgrange, Donore, Co Meath.

Irish Water has warned that water main bursts will be a “common occurrence” for years to come, following the publication of a report analysing the cau(...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville road in Co Donegal caused by the force of a flooded river last week. Photograph:  Brian Hutton/PA Wire

Almost 600 requests for assistance have been made by householders in the Derry area following last week’s devastating floods. Derry City and Straban(...)

A so-called fatberg in a Belfast drain

Northern Ireland Water (NIW) staff have so far spent six Sundays breaking down a “massive fatberg” that is clogging up a sewer under takeaway restaura(...)

The case focuses on an investment programme for upgrading water quality and supply across Northern Ireland. Photograph: iStock

A contractor has taken legal action over its failed bid to secure a £130 million (€150 million) deal to refurbish Northern Ireland’s water systems. (...)

The parties at Stormont have a “one of ours and one of yours” culture regarding public appointments – fair nepotism, if you like. Photograph: PA

Alan McQuillan, a former deputy chief constable of the PSNI, says the level of “cronyism” in Northern Ireland’s public life creates an environment “in(...)

The Stop the Drill campaign has drawn support from a variety of people, including Hulk and Avengers actor Mark Ruffalo. File photograph:  John Phillips/Getty Images

Environmental campaigners in the North have vowed to block any attempts by an oil consortium to carry out exploratory drilling close to a drinking wat(...)

A cross-Border cardiac treatment centre is to be be establised at our Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

The soon-to-be appointed Northern Ireland Water chairman Dr Len O’Hagan will lead the implementation of an All-Ireland cardiac treatment centre in Dub(...)

Eilish Doyle whose home in the Sperrin Mountains has been without water for six days. Beleaguered householders have been forced to boil snow and river water during industrial action by Northern Ireland Water staff. Photograph: PA

Around 7,750 water customers remain without supply in Northern Ireland due to an on-going industrial dispute, with warnings that more homes could see (...)

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