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Industry sources expect the plants, at Whitegate in Cork Harbour and Huntstown in north Co Dublin, to restart generating electricity in October and November. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Confidence is growing that two electricity plants will be restored to action in time to stave off the risk of power cuts next winter. Surging electri(...)

Eirgrid did not say to which company it awarded the contract. Photograph: iStock

Electricity plant owner EP UK Investments is challenging national grid operator Eirgrid’s award of an emergency power supply contract to a rival. EP (...)

Winds batter the coast as Storm Ophelia hits the Co Clare town of Lahinch on Monday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The west coast escaped the worst of Storm Ophelia, with spot flooding and trees felled, but up to 7,300 homes and businesses in parts of Galway and Ma(...)

Limestone core with fossils

Hidden between the maze of offices, coffee outlets and sandwich joints in Dublin’s Sandyford region sits one of Ireland’s most important, yet least kn(...)