Schools are to be equipped with new energy-efficient windows, heating systems, lights and renewable technologies under a new pilot project. Photograph: iStock

Seventeen older schools are to be transformed into top-rated energy-efficient buildings this year as part of pilot programme to be extended across hun(...)

 Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, prior to announcing Budget 2019

As European Union leaders prepare for crunch talks next week on the United Kingdom’s exit from the bloc, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has fram(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe introducing the budget in Leinster House.

Below is the full statement of the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe announcing the budget to the Dáil on Tuesday(...)

Biomethane generates 8 per cent of the EU’s total renewable energy sources and accounts for 4 per cent of all gas use, the conference heard. Photograph: iStock

The extent of the Republic’s food industry waste and farm feed stocks means it stands out in the EU because of its suitability for biomethane producti(...)

Gaelectric wind farm at Roosky, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Keith Arkins

Green energy developer Gaelectric is up for sale after talks with a possible investor ended in recent days. China General Nuclear European Energy (CG(...)

By letting Eir remove 300,000 homes from its original intervention plan, the Government has delayed the broadband rollout process.

As predicted, Eir, the State’s incumbent telco and the company with the most to lose from a new telecommunications infrastructure, has inserted itself(...)

Siro  said it  is investing €450 million in a fibre-to-the-building network that will be primarily aimed at 50 regional towns. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

ESB-Vodafone joint venture Siro has doubled its workforce to 120 in the past 12 months. The company, which is vying for the Government’s National Bro(...)

Siro delivers broadband through fibre optic cables which run alongside existing electricity connections  to buildings. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

ESB-Vodafone joint venture Siro claims to have leapfrogged Eir as Ireland’s largest “fibre-to-the-home” broadband provider. The company said 36,500 p(...)

Mark Griffin, Secretary General of the Department of Communications, appears before the Public Accounts Committee to discuss Eircode.

The levels of awareness and usage of Eircodes will increase dramatically this year as the new postal system starts being used by more government depar(...)

Does 30mbps spec  send the right signal in a State that wants to tout itself as a tech hub? Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Earlier this year, US telecoms watchdog FCC, their Comreg, decided speeds of less than 25 megabits per second (mbps) no longer fitted the definitio(...)

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