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Aerial View of the proposed site of the €850 million Apple Data Centre at Athenry, Co Galway, which will now not go ahead

In the latter part of 2014, two State agencies were beavering away to secure a piece of land for an important investor. Between them, IDA Ireland and (...)

Coillte chief executive Fergal Leamy on the State’s view of forestry: “We just don’t get it yet” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The chief executive of Coillte estimates that output from Irish forestry will double in value to nearly €5 billion over the next 10 years, as the curr(...)

The Naked House: it was transported to site in a container and erected in 24 hours

Growing up we had the quintessential Aussie shack. Dad built it from the ground up with planks from a nearby mill. Inside it was lined with cut-price (...)

Mark Foley, the newly appointed chief executive of Eirgrid

Eirgrid, the body responsible for power supply through the national grid, has named Mark Foley as its new chief executive. Mr Foley joins the group (...)

Illegal dumping on the Sally Gap:  Dara Grehan described finding “medical waste, latex gloves and medical wrappers, probably syringes ...  household rubbish, nappies”. Photograph: Dara Grehan

The lack of a prompt response to widespread fly-tipping of rubbish along one of the most scenic routes through Co Wicklow and south Dublin is allowing(...)

Drones could be used to deliver medical supplies or to come to the assistance of swimmers. Photograph: Getty

A new €6 million research project which will assist the development of drone technology to perform tasks such as delivering essential medical supplies(...)

Fergal Leamy, chief  exeutive of Coillte. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Coillte has begun the process of putting up for sale its stake in four wind farms it co-developed with ESB, SSE and Bord Na Móna. The semi-state bod(...)

If the right business opportunities were provided for “the forester, the farmer and the mariner”, Ireland would have a thriving bioeconomy, according (...)

John Mark Clancy, originally from Co Meath, has taken the scenic route home every December for the past seven years – along with his wife and children

Driving home for Christmas takes on a different dimension if you live in Moscow, but distance or difficult terrain has never been an obstacle for outd(...)

Tina Satchwell: has been missing from her home on Grattan Street in Youghal since March 20th, 2017. Photograph: Irish Examiner

The search by gardaí investigating the disappearance of Cork woman Tina Satchwell (45) will cover a 40-acre area of Castlemartyr wood, a 200-acre fore(...)

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