Irish Cement Limited has been given the go-ahead to burn alternative fuels, including used tyres. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

A protest march is to take place in Limerick next month after controversial plans by Irish Cement Limited to burn alternative fuels, including used ty(...)

The most accurate land-cover maps for Ireland come from a pan European dataset produced by member states for the European Environment Agency.

Ireland is one of the few countries in Europe that does not have precise and detailed maps of how land is used and how land use is changing over time.(...)

US president Donald Trump claimed on Twitter that Ford wanted “to build a much more expensive car, that is far less safe and doesn’t work as well”. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

A dispute between US president Donald Trump and four major car manufacturers over emissions standards has turned nasty. But the Trump administration’(...)

Met Éireann’s Evelyn Cusack, right, head of forecasting, and Seamus Walsh, head of climatology and observations, launching the project at DCU

If you live near a body of fresh water in Dublin – be it a lake, river, stream, canal or pond – then Dublin City University’s Water Institute is looki(...)

Judging day for this year’s Irish Times Innovation awards. Ciaran Heavey, associate prof at UCD Quinn School of Business; Dr Lisa Higgins, head of challenge Research at Science Foundation Ireland; Gearoid Mooney, research and innovation division manager, Enterprise. Ireland; Dave Flynn, executive director of Skillnet Ireland; and Aideen Dowling of KPMG. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The 15 finalists in this year’s Irish Times Innovation Awards have been selected. Across five categories, the finalists were chosen from more than 100(...)

The case taken by Friends of the Irish Environment before Mr Justice Garrett Simons (above), is expected to last several days. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

A landmark High Court challenge against the State over new regulations that allow for the industrial extraction of peat from bogs has opened before th(...)

Activists stage a protest on Dublin’s Lower Liffey Street on Saturday to highlight the capital’s air pollution problems. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A group of environmental and transport activists has blocked traffic on Dublin’s Lower Liffey Street on Saturday to highlight the capital’s air pollut(...)

Climate crisis: people cool off by the Eiffel Tower in Paris in July. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

“An environmental crisis is also a health crisis” is the stark message from health professionals keen to draw sharp attention to the health impacts of(...)

An Taisce has also objected to terms of the new licence for the Lanesborough plant which employs 150 permanent and seasonal employees.

The likelihood of an ESB power station in Co Longford reopening has been further cast in doubt as it has been confirmed there has been a series of sub(...)

People in the water at White Rock beach in Killiney, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The swimming ban at south Dublin beaches has been lifted following the results of tests on the water quality. Beaches were shut down to swimmers on F(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »