Ballylongford

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Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: “We want to be as competitive as we can be, because it is a truly competitive market out there in Ireland on price.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Catherine O’Kelly confesses that she loves energy. It captivated her when she was studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. “I knew I wan(...)

Fred O’Sullivan (right), chairman of the Sliabh Luachra Wind Awareness Group, with Peter and Caroline Cooke at the wind farm at Barna, near Scartaglen in Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Two years ago, former president Mary Robinson narrated a video to mark the 25th anniversary of the Irish Wind Energy Association, pointing out that Ir(...)

Gardaí investigating the death of a cyclist in Co Kerry earlier this week have issued an appeal for witnesses to come forward.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the death of a cyclist in Co Kerry earlier this week have issued an appeal for witnesses to come forward. The man in his 60s, w(...)

Friends of the Irish Environment director Tony Lowes (front) and colleagues pictured on Friday morning. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A High Court judge has ordered the developers of a €500 million liquefied natural gas processing terminal in the Shannon estuary not to begin construc(...)

The case continues before the High Court

The decision to extend planning permission for a €500 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant beside the Shannon estuary should have not have procee(...)

Denis O’Sullivan managing director of Gas Networks Ireland. “We connect between 13,000 and 14,000 new customers a year, and we operate one of the safest and most reliable networks in Europe.” Photograph:  Shane O’Neill

Denis O’Sullivan may have an answer to a quandary facing Irish agriculture. Our beef and dairy industries have drawn flak as a source of greenhouse ga(...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

 An Post has confirmed  that more than  160 post offices are expected to close. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

When Jennifer Allen was made postmaster in Ballylongford she couldn’t imagine doing anything else ever again. Years before her promotion to what was (...)

The gardaí and HSA have begun separate investigations. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Two investigations are under way after a 65 year-old man died while working with farm machinery in Co Kerry on Monday. The incident happened in the B(...)