Minister for the Environment and Climate Eamon Ryan said sectors would know what limits apply to them once the council outlines its verdict, while this would be clear in the climate plan.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Ireland’s first carbon budget will be unveiled in coming weeks, which will lead to carbon emissions limits being applied in key sectors of the economy(...)

Dublin Bay: its sea level  has risen by twice the global average in the past 20 years,  according to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Photograph: Getty Images

Dublin Bay’s sea level appears to be rising faster than initially forecast, and has risen by twice the global average in the past 20 years, underlinin(...)

The council said the bathing prohibition at the Forty Foot in Sandycove had been lifted as water quality had returned to acceptable levels. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The ban on swimming at the Forty Foot has been lifted but Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has extended the bathing prohibition notices for four (...)

As part-owner, Ires Reit expects to pay approximately a quarter of the €10 million needed to fix fire-safety and other structural defects  at the Beacon South Quarter complex  in Sandyford.

The State’s largest private landlord, Ires Reit, saw profits jump 52 per cent to €47 million last year on the back of what the company described as st(...)