Should Ireland look to desalination to solve its water shortage?
- Irish News
- July 18, 2019, 01:00
The £250 million Thames Water Desalination Plant was the first of its kind in the UK. It came into operation in 2010 and can provide up to 150 million(...)
Irish Water’s justification for its proposal to pipe vast quantities of water from the river Shannon to the Dublin region to solve its acute supply pr(...)
Irish SME flush with success after waste water research
- May 24, 2018, 05:15
While bringing improvements in the treatment of sewage and waste water might not be the most attractive of projects, great research success can still (...)
Shannon pipeline: Is it the best way to spend €1.2bn?
- February 10, 2018, 06:00
It is described as “one of the most important [infrastructural] projects in the history of the State”. Though not quite at the scale of Ardnacrusha hy(...)
Profits at civil engineers Ward & Burke up to €8.1m
- May 18, 2015, 01:00
Growth in its Canadian and British businesses helped boost turnover and profits at Irish civil engineering group Ward & Burke last year, figures (...)
What to expect in your first bill from Irish Water
- April 6, 2015, 01:00
Late last month, Pricewatch had the dubious honour of getting one of the very first Irish Water bills to be printed. And it was hand-delivered by E(...)
Bringing interviews into the YouTube and Skype era
- July 14, 2014, 01:00
Every day of the week, job applicants to international organisations such as CERN, Volvo, Nestlé, GSK, Qatar Airways, Morrisons, SAS, Thames Water and(...)
It’s a dirty job, but do Thames authorities have to do it?
- September 13, 2013, 01:00
Somerset House on London’s Victoria Embankment has a wonderful terrace, supported by a series of bridges underneath, along with an arch once built to (...)
Wild Geese: Thriving in Canada’s ‘can do’ working atmosphere
- Energy & Resources
- July 5, 2013, 07:18
Thirty years ago, the prospect of becoming stuck in a rut in Ireland pushed newlyweds Robin and Zinda Fitzgerald towards a new life in Canada. Today, (...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"