British prime minister Boris Johnson walks with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the grounds of Thornton Manor Hotel in Liverpool, England, on Wednesday. Photograph: Noel Mullen/Government Press Office via Getty Images

Climbers on the notorious north face of the Eiger in Switzerland often battle against ferocious life-threatening storms while the village of Grindelwa(...)

About 2,500 consultants have contractual rights to see private patients. File photograph: Getty

At the launch of the report of the review group on private practice in State-owned and funded hospitals its chairman Donal de Buitléir said he was a “(...)

The successful bidder for the Codling Bank project, which would see hundreds of wind turbines erected in the Irish Sea, would have to spend hundreds of millions delivering the wind farm. Photograph: iStock

Major players in the oil and gas sector, including Shell, have expressed an interest in the €100 million sale of a wind farm project jointly owned by (...)

Taoiseach Garret FtizGerald and  British prime minister Margaret Thatcher signing  the Anglo-Irish agreement. “We will have to work with the British and they with us to get out of the present unfortunate situation.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Through years spent operating at the top of Anglo-Irish relations, Irish ex-diplomat Séan Ó hUigínn detected what he sees as a curious gap in British (...)

Eir has raised the prospect of an alternate proposal for the National Broadband Plan. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Eir has rejected suggestions that its mooted €1 billion plan to deliver the objectives of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) was a form of “tactical in(...)

The renewed interest in the Codling Bank project is said to be driven by the central place afforded to offshore wind farms in the State’s climate action plan

ESB is among the final bidders for a wind farm project off the Wicklow coast which could ultimately have a value of up to €2 billion, The Irish Times (...)

The coal and peat industries must be phased out, while oil imports are radically reduced. We also need to transition from beef farming to more sustainable uses of land.

We are hurtling towards a climate breakdown. Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passed 415 parts per million for the first time in hum(...)

Minister for Climate Action  Richard Bruton. His plan takes on board  the recommendations of the all-party committee on climate action in its report earlier this year. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

The Government plan to tackle climate disruption due to be published on Monday will set out how carbon pricing, including escalating carbon taxes, wil(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar greets US president Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, at Shannon Airport. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

Donald and Melania Trump departed Shannon Airport on Friday afternoon bringing to a close the first visit to Ireland by the 45th president of the Unit(...)

Enda Kenny speaking at the official opening of Facebook offices in Dublin in 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Enda Kenny assured Facebook’s second in command, Sheryl Sandberg, in 2012 that the government would comply with EU copyright rules in “a minimalist ma(...)

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