The proposed scheme will involve an auction through which those players that provide the cheapest power will get support. File photograph: The Irish Times

An Irish-German partnership has moved a step closer to building a €1.5 billion wind farm off the east coast. German energy giant, Innogy and Irish pl(...)

A view of  Westport, Co. Mayo. Photograph: The Irish Times

Some towns are beating out-of-town shopping centres thanks to a system of ‘health checks’, a conference will be told today. The annual conference of (...)