Haulbowline

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Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, at Haulbowline Island  with  Cormac O’Suilleabháin  and Tim Lucey of Cork County Council. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A toxic dump which resembled a “lunar landscape” 12 months ago has been transformed into a public park which will open to the public next May. The 22(...)

The ship was deployed on July 8th following Government approval as part of Ireland’s response to the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean

The LÉ James Joyce will be welcomed back to Ireland on Friday morning by Minister of State for Defence, Paul Kehoe following a deployment in the Medit(...)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former minister for defence Simon Coveney has defended the decision of his successor Paul Kehoe to hold a medal award ceremony for members of the Nava(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed waste-to-energy facility which Indaver is seeking to build at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour

The Department of Defence has expressed concern that in the case of an accident at the site of the proposed €160 million incinerator in Cork Harbour, (...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed waste-to-energy facility which Indaver is seeking to build at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour.

None of Indaver’s incinerators in Belgium, the Netherlands or Germany are located in places comparable to Ringaskiddy in Co Cork where it plans to bui(...)

Irish Steel workers on their way into the plant on Haulbowline in Cork Harbour in the 1990s. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney has said the completed upgrade of bridges to Haulbowline in Cork Harbour will pave the way for the continuing cl(...)

The signing of a contract for repair to the bridges to Haulbowline Island has been welcomed by Minister for the Marine, Simon Coveney. Image: Google Street View

The signing of a contract for repair to the bridges to Haulbowline Island has been welcomed by Minister for the Marine, Simon Coveney as an important (...)

Remediation of the site began in August 2011 after the Government moved responsibility for the site from the Department of the Environment to the Department of Agriculture at the request of Minister for Agriculture and Cork South Central TD Simon Coveney (above). Photograph: Alan Betson

A project valued at almost €100 million to convert the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour into a public park can move on to its n(...)

Irish Naval Service convoy. The Irish Naval Service is set to welcome its latest recruit, the LE Samuel Beckett. File photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives

The Irish Naval Service is set to welcome its latest recruit when the €50 million offshore patrol vessel, LE Samuel Beckett, sails into Cork Ha(...)

Industrial waste from the abandoned Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline, with Cobh cathedral in the background. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A near-€100 million project to convert the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour into a public park could be completed by 20(...)

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