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Some tech companies are already doing deals to fund renewable electricity generators. Photograph: iStock

Experts say the growing number of data centres in the Republic could require spending of more than €1 billion annually for the next eight years on new(...)

Statkraft intends building what may be the Republic’s first battery facility at Kilathmoy. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Norwegian utility Statkraft and a partner could spend €1.5 billion building new electricity generators in the Republic. Statkraft, which took over Ir(...)

Prof Alan Barrett, director of the ESRI, and  Minister for Transport Shane Ross  at the round table discussion on public transport  held in the  Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has suggested a new profit-sharing scheme could be introduced for thousands of staff in the State-owned CIÉ group of(...)

Aer Lingus wants to grow the number of passengers on its North American services from Dublin to 4.5 million by 2020. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus will have at least 24 aircraft flying transatlantic routes every day from 2022 as it pursues plans to more than double this business, accor(...)

Empty buses at the Broadstone Depot in Dublin during the Bus Éireann strike. Earlier this month members of Siptu voted by 67 per cent to 33 per cent in favour of taking industrial action in support of colleagues in Bus Éireann. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Dublin Bus is likely to take legal action to prevent any future sympathy strikes that may take place to support workers in Bus Éireann in the event of(...)

More than 247,000 flights were handled by Ireland’s five main airports in 2016, of which 204,563 were via Dublin

The number of people passing through Irish airports rose 10.3 per cent last year to 32.9 million, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.(...)

Figures  show that total traffic in Irish airports during the first two months of the year was 4.18 million. Photograph: John Cogill/Bloomberg

New figures show that the number of people travelling through Irish airports grew in the opening months of the year. More than 5.8 million passengers(...)

Bus Éireann has said the number of  services on the Dublin-Limerick (X12) route will be reduced from March.

There is a growing prospect that the dispute which will bring Bus Éireann to a halt from next Monday could escalate and affect Dublin Bus as well as t(...)

Wind energy: one of the biggest beneficiaries from the rise in the Public Service Obligation. Photograph: EPA/JENS BUETTNER

The Government is facing growing pressure to end a costly system of supports for the renewable energy industry that has drawn criticism from some majo(...)

The former Irish Glass Bottle Company site at Ringsend, Co Dublin. Nama hinted that designating it a strategic development zone would speed up the process and allow it to build 3,000 houses on the site. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nama has signalled that designating the old Irish Glass Bottle site (above) in Ringsend, Dublin, as a strategic development zone could allow it to fas(...)

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