An Irish housing development showing solar panels on roofs. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Government’s long-awaited move to incentivise the scaling-up of solar energy development in Ireland should not exclude individuals and small busin(...)

People from Leitrim on a protest at the Dáil against fracking in their area. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The prohibition on fracking is to continue in Ireland. Fracking is the extraction of natural gas by pumping high pressure water and chemicals into sha(...)