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Poolbeg incinerator in  Ringsend. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The operator of the Poolbeg incinerator has been fined €1,000 and ordered to pay €14,000 in costs after a “glitch” led to breaking its environmental p(...)

The Poolbeg peninsula in Dublin. Last May, the Government gave approval to the council to create a new fast-track planning scheme on 84 acres of land at Poolbeg. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Prospects of a Hollywood-style film studio on Dublin’s Poolbeg peninsula are looking extremely remote after a Dublin City Council study found it would(...)

A pair of endangered peregrine falcons that are nesting on the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin have successfully hatched two chicks.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

A pair of endangered peregrine falcons that are nesting on the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin have successfully hatched two chicks. The number of peregri(...)

Green Party councillor Ciarán Cuffe said the reports prepared for Dublin City Council on the incinerator were ‘deeply flawed and lacking in transparency’.   Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Locals in south Dublin have pledged to fight “tooth and nail” to prevent the development of the controversial Poolbeg incinerator which looks set to g(...)

Bertrand Chiron of Bideau with artist Patrick O’Reilly, outside Poolbeg Power Station in 2006. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There was a victory for the Poolbeg chimneys this week as councillors added them to the protected structures list amid demolition fears, but what next(...)