One of four Irish Naval Services ships to be built at Verolme Cork Dockyard, the LÉ ‘Aisling’ was involved in significant moments in the Naval Service’s history. File photograph: Joe St Leger

A former Naval Service ship involved in some of the most significant episodes in recent Irish maritime history has sold at auction for €110,000 to a D(...)

The LÉ Aisling taking part in a Tall Ships flotilla off Dún Laoghaire

Three foreign navies are among those who have expressed an interest in acquiring the last Irish Naval Service ship to be built at Verolme Cork Dockyar(...)

Nicknamed ‘the last of the Mohicans’, the LÉ Aisling set the bar under its first captain, the ‘Sheriff’, Lieut Cdr Peadar McElhinney. Photograph Joe O’Shaughnessy

One of the longest serving ships in the Irish Naval Service is to go under the hammer at auction in Cork next month some nine months after it was deco(...)

Chase (Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment) chairwoman Mary O’Leary: “We recognise thorough examination of the facts presented takes time. However we struggle to understand the repeated postponements . . .”

A Bord Pleanála decision on a planning application for a €160 million incinerator on the shores of Cork Harbour may not be announced for several week(...)

Home Sweet Home activists rally outside Apollo House in Dublin city centre last week. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A deal has been struck to end the occupation of the Apollo House office block in Dublin by homeless people and campaigners. With a potential evictio(...)

Charlotte Cargin with her daughter Eliza protest outside a Bord Planala application for an incinerator by Indaver in Carragline, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Incinerators with up-to-date gas cleaning systems do not have a significant impact in terms of discharging ultrafine particles into the environment, (...)

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

Plans to build a €160 million incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour will lead to traffic chaos because of the increase in the number of heavy goo(...)

Artists impression of the proposed Indaver facility in Ringaskiddy.

Indaver’s proposal to set the floor level of its €160 million incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour at five metres above sea level will provide a(...)

Chase supporters protest outside a Bord Pleanála oral hearing in Carrigaline for an incinerator by Indaver in Ringaskiddy. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A company proposing the construction of an incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork says Irish waste management policy has changed in recent years and the (...)

Artists impression of the proposed Indaver facility in Ringaskiddy.

The managing director of the company behind plans for a €160 million incinerator for Cork Harbour has insisted the facility is necessary to handle Cor(...)

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