Shannonbridge

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The Lumcloon-Hanwha project is one of the biggest of its kind in Europe.

An Irish-Korean partnership has begun work on a €100 million project that will store electricity in what is one of the biggest developments of its kin(...)

Members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association met on Tuesday over Ryanair’s lack of response to a pay claim they submitted in February

Holiday makers face potential disruption next month as Irish-based Ryanair pilots ballot for strike in a row over pay. Members of the Irish Airline Pi(...)

Plans for the redevelopment of the ESB electricity plant at Shannonbridge, Co Offaly, have been turned down, which could lead to job losses at Bord na Móna. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

State company Bord na Móna lost almost €50 million in the 12 months to the end of March, figures published on Wednesday will show. The news comes fol(...)

Turf cutting in County Offaly. Photograph: Pat Sammon

Changes in planning rules will mean commercial peat operators will not have to seek planning permission and allow them to operate without comprehensiv(...)

Turf-cutting in Derrygreenagh, Co Offaly. Photograph: Pat Sammon

For Finian O’Neill, it is the end of an era. His father worked on the Bord na Móna bogs in Offaly for 42 years. Now in his 50s, O’Neill fears for his (...)