Mr Ryan indicated that the next round of supports would be targeted in the first instance at those vulnerable to fuel poverty

Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan confirmed has confirmed his party wants to examine heavier taxation of SUV-style vehicles in the budget, saying it “does(...)

Ukrainian servicemen check the  bodies of civilians for booby traps in the formerly Russian-occupied Kyiv suburb of Bucha, Ukraine. Photograph: Vadim Ghirda/AP

There can be “no impunity” for atrocities committed in Ukraine by Russian forces, the Minister for Foreign Affairs has said, after mass graves and bod(...)

The rollout of smart electricity meters should reduce such bill shock. File photograph: Getty

Summer is here and energy providers have hiked their prices. Of course they have. Who’s going to get hot and bothered about heating costs when we’re a(...)

Séamus O’Loughlin: ‘I began to lose faith and trust in the process.’ Photograph: Keith Wiseman

An ESB whistleblower who made a series of protected disclosures alleging safety and management failings at the utility will tell an Oireachtas committ(...)

Non-residential buildings with more than 20 car spaces will be required to install a minimum number of recharging points  by 2025. Photograph: Getty Images

All councils will be provided with greater capital investment by the end of the year to develop up to 200 on-street chargers for electric vehicles ann(...)

The Electricity Supply Board notified the agency about the issue at the end of May, following a series of disclosures relating to safety. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the leakage of up to one million litres of insulating oil from underground electricity cables in (...)

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy said: “There is a world of difference between Irish Water’s plan for charges and their actual implementation. Water charges remain politically completely toxic.” File photograph: Getty Images

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy has said the introduction of excess water charges starting from next year could lead to a reintroduction of water charges in(...)

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities will continue to ensure that electricity and gas are supplied safely and securely, and that there is a supply of reliable, clean water and efficient treatment of wastewater

The Energy regulator has undergone a name change to reflect is broadened remit, which now also covers water. The Commission for Energy Regulation (CE(...)

A 40m gas flare from the Ocean Guardian drilling rig during a well production test at the Corrib field in 2014.

Gas Networks Ireland says it is confident that safe gas has been fully restored throughout Galway and Mayo, following the alert late last week affecti(...)

A 40m gas flare from the Ocean Guardian drilling rig during a well production test at the Corrib field in 2014.

Fully odourised gas has been restored throughout counties Galway and Mayo, Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) has confirmed. GNI said that all 9,600 customer(...)

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