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Bord na Móna is also building a wind farm at Oweninny, Co Galway, in partnership with the ESB

Bord na Móna has begun building a €100 million wind farm at Cloncreen, Co Offaly, that the State company says will be able to supply up to 55,000 home(...)

Restoring boglands would be a marvellous incentive for staycations while at the same time protecting biodiversity, Mr Mulvey believed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is an urgent need to change State aid rules to better support local authorities, businesses and communities in the Midlands moving away from rel(...)

New figures showing a 30.3 per cent drop in the number of home loans drawn down.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the housing market, with new figures showing a 30.3 per cent drop in the number of home loans dr(...)

ESB claims its smart energy services division has aided more than 300 organisations across Ireland and Britain in cutting their bills. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

State electricity company ESB is offering €75 million to aid businesses that spend more than €200,000 a year on energy in cutting their greenhouse gas(...)

Phil Smyth talks to participants at the 2020 ESB Science Blast, delivered by the RDS earlier this year. Photograph: Orla Murray/ Son Photo

As a scientist, people assume that I am smart, and I’m fine with that. I love showing people, especially children, what science can do for them. My o(...)

Prominent mathematics education lecturer Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (assistant professor at UCD School of Mathematics & Statistics) has been honoured as the recipient of the 2020 Maths Week Ireland Award for her contribution to raising public awareness of maths, pictured with Dr Sheila Donegan, and Eoin Gill, co-founders of Maths Week. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

Prominent maths educator Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin has been honoured as this year’s recipient of the Maths Week Ireland Award for raising public aw(...)

All major sectors will be subject to a cap on carbon pollution. File photograph: Getty

Major change can come wrapped in dull civil service language. The Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020 is one such mileston(...)

More than 338,000 homes and businesses in 45 towns can now connect to Siro’s network

Pure Telecom has signed a deal worth up to €10 million with BT Ireland to give it access to Siro’s nationwide high-speed broadband network. The move (...)

The idea is a relatively simple one: why not rent a charger from someone who has one at their home?

While sales of electric vehicles are actually up in Ireland this year, providing one of the very few bright spots in an otherwise relentlessly gloomy (...)

Ringsend waste water treatment plant treats some 40 per cent of Ireland’s public waste water but is operating at over capacity and not in compliance with national and EU environmental regulations.

Irish Water has been strongly criticised for failing to adequately address discharges of untreated sewage at many locations around the country and mak(...)

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