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Environmental Protection Agency  figures show 60 water-supply schemes serving 551,078 customers around the Republic remain at risk of contamination

Supplies to more than 550,000 Irish Water customers are at risk of contamination by bacteria and other substances, it has emerged. The State water co(...)

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Electric Ireland was the utility that had most complaints upheld against it last year, according to the State’s utilities regulator. The Commission (...)

La Stampa hotel on Dawson Street. Photograph: Dave Meehan

AIB sold La Stampa restaurant and night club for €17.5 million despite a €21.5 million offer from an investor recruited by the business’s owner, Louis(...)

  Housing  group Raise the Roof  has  morphed into a national campaign. Yet while the housing crisis has worsened,  the crowd expected at Saturday’s march in Dublin will not approach the 100,000 seen during the anti-water charges campaign

In the latter half of 2014, Irish politics was dominated by water charges. Right 2 Water, a campaign group, drew hundreds of thousands of people on to(...)

Ervia chief executive Mike Quinn. Tony Keohane, Ervia’s chairman, said he was “disappointed to lose someone of Mike Quinn’s calibre”. Photograph: Conor McCabe  Photograph: Conor McCabe

Ervia chief executive Mike Quinn will leave the organisation in April to pursue a new career in the private sector. Ervia controls Irish Water and Gas(...)

 Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe with students at Larkin Community College at the at the launch of a project to boost pupils’ opportunities in the digital economy. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Schoolchildren in Dublin’s north inner city are to take part in a new programme which aims to give local students a career pathway into the digit(...)

Low water levels at Blessington Lake. Photograph: Tom Honan

The days when water charges and the management of Ireland’s deteriorating water infrastructure were the most lethally combustible political issue for (...)

Eoghan Murphy: he has received advice from the Attorney General  on potential wording for a referendum on enshrining public ownership of water services in the Constitution.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish Water is to be separated from Ervia and established as a single national utility to operate the State’s water services. The proposals, which we(...)

Biomass Heating Solutions Limited founders Jack and Declan O’Connor. The company has raised €12 million in the last year.

Irish agritech business Biomass Heating Solutions Limited (BHSL) has raised €7 million in new equity from a number of high-net-worth individuals. It h(...)

People enjoy the sunny weather at Dollymount strand in  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The pattern of exceptionally dry weather has continued into May, with more sunshine compared to April contributing to drier land and impacting on grou(...)

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