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 Poolbeg incinerator: The Ringsend district heating system will use hot water produced by it to pump heat directly to homes and offices without the need for a boiler in each building. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

The Ringsend incinerator has the potential to heat 60 per cent more homes than expected, including new apartments and houses in Georgian Dublin, accor(...)

A swimmer diving into the water at Parliament Hill Lido in London. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

plans for a whitewater rafting facility at George’s Dock in the docklands were first proposed over two years ago, but now there is a push for (...)

Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite data image of Ringsend Waste Water Treatment Plant on October 10th, 2020, showing the  discharge of what is reported to have been more than 75,000 cubic metres of storm run-off by  Irish Water into Dublin Bay. Processed by ESA/TechWorks Marine

More than a fifth of people who come into contact with the water in Dublin Bay through swimming or water sports become ill, according to a pressure gr(...)

If the sea has saved you, or even if it hasn’t, think about saving rainwater. Photograph: Getty Images

So many beautiful words have been written about the sanctuary of the sea. Its capable icy grip has lifted us out of our sadness. It’s been the only wa(...)

Dublin City Council said there had been an increase in glass recycling since the start of the pandemic. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

There was a “noticeable increase” in recycling activities across Dublin city following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the introduction of soci(...)

Five new ‘walk-in’ Covid-19 test centres are to open in Dublin and Tullamore tomorrow

Five new “walk-in” Covid-19 testing centres opening on Thursday are aimed at catching asymptomatic cases of the virus in “a broader sweep of the popul(...)

Derek Moore, secretary of Stella Maris FC, showing a ‘cut’ on the all-weather surface. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A Dublin city football club says young people trespassing on its grounds to play matches during the Covid-19 pandemic has left it with a bill of more (...)

The court heard the accused is a father of four, and has no previous convictions. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A father-of-four who intervened to pull a man away from a shop where he had been “hassling” his daughter will be sentenced later. Paul O’Neill (44) w(...)

Ardagh, which traces its roots back to the long-shuttered Irish Glass Bottle factory in Ringsend in Dublin, entered the drink cans business in 2016.

Ardagh Group, the glass and metal packaging group led by Dubliner Paul Coulson, confirmed on Tuesday that it plans to secure a separate US stock listi(...)

Sam the Trinity fox seen in the grounds of the university. Staff left out food laced with antibiotics after she was seen with mange during the first lockdown. Photograph: Eoin Hand.

Sam, the fox living on the grounds of Trinity college in Dublin, and who was seen wandering the streets of Dublin during the first lockdown, is pregna(...)

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