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ESB wants to build a 75MW plant at Poolbeg, one of several gas-burning generators the energy group intends building in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

State-owned ESB has temporarily shelved plans for a €500 million electricity generator at Poolbeg in Dublin to focus on building a smaller power plant(...)

Tina Callaghan

“The girl, the creature, whatever she was, had the baby. She was cradling him in one pale arm, holding him close to her body. She was alien to the cos(...)

The beach at Shelley Banks, beside Ringsend wastewater treatment plant, covered by a blanket of noxious material. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/ The Irish Times

Foul smelling organic material on a beach next to Dublin’s wastewater treatments works is rotting seaweed and not sewage, according to Dublin City Cou(...)

Poolbeg incinerator: Covanta says there is no long-term plan to import waste. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

There is one irrefutable assertion that applies to large, modern incinerators: they are ferocious consumers of raw materials. In the case of Covanta’s(...)

Janssen Biologicals in Cork: The building was co-engineered by PM Group

Project manager PM Group is working on the first stage of a plan to hire 500 graduates to aid its projected growth over the next five years. The gro(...)

Senator Marc MacSharry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Sligo was to the fore on the political radar this week, what with the Cabinet decamping for a day to Lissadell House and Senator Marc MacSharry turnin(...)

History and mythology through fiction in ‘The Adventures of the Fianna’

Commercial women’s fiction has been one of the biggest casualties of a declining books market in recent years. The sector has been the bread and bu(...)