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The Luas passing over O'Connell Bridge in Dublin city. Photograph: iStock

It’s January – the month where people’s lives return to normal after festive celebrations, reunions and fun. The time of the year when people hug thei(...)

Brittany on a sunny day.  Photograph:  Niall O’Reilly
Welcome to my place ... Brittany
  • Abroad
  • December 15, 2019, 06:01

Niall O’Reilly was born in Cavan. He lives in Brittany in France with his partner, Poul, and they run international cooking school, Kerrouet House Wh(...)

Ervia has been weighing the possibility of capturing carbon dioxide and other emissions from electricity generators and storing them in the near-disused Kinsale natural gas field.

State utility Ervia’s plans to trap and store greenhouse gas before it hits the atmosphere could get backing from a €30 billion European Union fund. (...)

The laying of interconnector cable. There are already two interconnectors to the island of Ireland. One runs  from north Antrim to the coast of Scotland  and the other  from the east coast of Ireland to north Wales

The public consultation process has just begun for a €950 million project to develop a new electricity interconnector linking Ireland to France. The 5(...)

Type of cable  to be laid across the Irish sea. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Preparations for a new electricity interconnector linking Ireland and Wales have begun, with the first planning applications submitted. The applicat(...)

Physicist Brian Cox speaking at EirGrid’s  launch of its new five-year strategy. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Electricity grid operator EirGrid will spend more than €2 billion over the next five years to prepare the system for 2030, when more than two-thirds o(...)

A truck with a crane used to save a pilot from a power line after his F-16 fighter jet crashed in Pluvigner, western France.  Photograph: Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images

A pilot has been rescued after being stuck for two hours on a high voltage electricity line after his plane crashed in western France. The Belgian F(...)

Seven Irish, one Briton and 42 French died when the Betelguese went on fire at Whiddy Island in Co Cork in 1979 while a Dutch diver died later during the salvage operation to bring the death toll to 51. Photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

A group representing the relatives of the 51 people who perished in the Betelgeuse Disaster in West Cork 40 years ago have urged people to support the(...)

Part of a  fleet of single-handed sailors beginning a leg  of the La Solitaire du Figaro. The series will have two Irish boats for the third successive season in 2020

Irish involvement in offshore racing appears to be in a buoyant state going by the busy season just closing, and the prospects for 2020 are looking st(...)

‘Bats use their senses in intriguing ways,’ says  Emma Teeling. ‘They echolocate and contrary to popular belief they are far from blind; in fact, some have really good vision’.

Emma, you work on bats, creatures that many people would run from. Why do you like them? “I think people would like bats a lot more if they saw them (...)

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