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Cranes flying over Bord na Móna rewetted peatlands Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Common cranes that set up home on a rewetted peatland earlier this year have successfully hatched two baby chicks – the first recorded birth of crane (...)

Dr Junying Liu, Prof Helen Sheridan, Dr Shipra Nagar and Dr Gaia Scalabrino.

Research into natural products is on the rise again as scientists in Ireland become 21st-century “medicine hunters” searching for ingredients for dru(...)

Bord na Móna’s has started the second phase of its existing power plant at Oweninny in Co Mayo. Photograph: Bord na Móna

Bord na Móna earned a €22 million profit last year, its first since 2017, the State company has said. Sales at the company originally established to (...)

Bord na Móna is on course to become  a major player in the Irish renewables market. Photograph: iStock

Bord na Móna’s renaissance as “a climate solutions” company is finally achieving some momentum with confirmation it is to create 885 new jobs mainly i(...)

Tractor and trailer haul turf near Ferbane and Boora Bog in Offaly. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

On a corner of Falsk Bog in Co Offaly, on a breathless day with an unsparing sun, three figures stoop over a huge rectangle of neatly laid out sods. M(...)

(From right) Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan,  Taoiseach Micheál Martin,  and Bord na Mona chief executive, Tom Donnellan at Cloncreen Wind Farm, Co Offaly where the jobs were announced. Photograph: Collins

Bord na Móna is to create 885 new jobs mainly in the midlands as it shifts from peat extraction in the region and embraces “climate solutions” includi(...)

Tony Collins, chairman of the national executive of the ESB Retired Staff Association, speaking at  a protest outside Leinster House in 2010. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Proposed legislation that would see tens of thousands of retired workers given a voice in pension disputes for the first time is to be debated in the (...)

The Climate Bill has cleared a major hurdle by getting through the Dáil. It now goes to the Seanad and is likely to become law within weeks. In spite (...)

Green Party leader and Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan defended the Climate Bill saying ‘at every stage, there is a ‘check’ to see does it meet social as well as environmental and economic objectives.’ File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Opposition politicians have failed in their efforts to strengthen the Climate Bill with specific commitments on support for workers and communities as(...)

The development of the Cork commuter line, which is to receive funding of €184 million, is one of many projects set to be backed by the EU through its support for Ireland’s national recovery and resilience plan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A total of €524 million out of an initial €915 million in funding from the European Union for Ireland’s national pandemic recovery and resilience plan(...)

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