The Corrib Gas field is due to run out in 2025. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Republic this week joined Belize, Costa Rica, France and New Zealand in banning oil exploration. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the United Nations th(...)

Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon is critical of the specifications of the National Broadband Plan. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

An alternative plan for delivering rural broadband for €1 billion “has not met” the State’s criteria for the roll-out of high-speed connections, the D(...)

Atlantic bluefin is the largest tuna; it can reach over 600kg and live for more than 30 years. Illustration: Michael Viney

Expressions of interest are invited for Tuna Chart, a pilot bluefin tuna data collection programme, which will allow 15 authorised angling vessels to (...)

Ireland will have to be turned ‘entirely on its head’ over the next decade to tackle climate change, the secretary general at the Department for Communications, Climate Action, and the Environment has said.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters.

Ireland will have to be turned “entirely on its head” over the next decade to tackle climate change, the secretary general at the Department for Commu(...)

Sinn Féin TD John Brady said: “Despite all the rhetoric, it speaks volumes that the government, as the largest employer in the State, has such a low level of charging points.” Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Government departments have installed just six electric car chargers to be shared by their 35,000 staff, new figures show. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tá(...)

For many golf fans the British Open will disappear in 2017 when one of the BBC’s crown jewels moves to Sky. Is the Six Nations next to fall? In these (...)