Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Alan Betson

The delayed Housing for All Strategy is supposed to guide the next nine years of housing policy in Ireland. If it does not have a strong focus on comm(...)

Glanbia and a Dutch partner propose to develop a cheese plant at Belview in Co Kilkenny to make soft cheeses for continental markets.

It seems to take forever to get anything built in Ireland. Some of this is due to the planning process – and some is due to policy ambiguity. Two rece(...)

An Taisce says the agricultural activity needed to support the proposed Belview cheese plant would increase carbon emissions and damage water quality.

Four former Fine Gael ministers and two Senators have criticised An Taisce for appealing the High Court’s decision to grant planning permission to a €(...)

Mags Morrissey of Hedgehog House, Baunskeha, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, outside her converted barn with family dogs Barney, Bailey and Bridie. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Many people dream about leaving the city and enjoying an idyllic life in the countryside. Few actually achieve it. But in 2013, Mags Morrissey and her(...)

Minister of State for Heritage Malcolm Noonan: “Local authorities have a hugely important role to play in addressing the biodiversity crisis.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Increased funding has been allocated for local authorities for projects which tackle invasive alien species or enhance biodiversity. An extra €1.35 (...)

During his time in Brussels, Phil Hogan used his well-honed political skills to develop important contacts with a range of individuals that further enhanced his reputation as a smart political operator. File photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Given the heights to which Phil Hogan has soared in Irish and EU politics over a lengthy and sometimes colourful career, it was inevitable that any fa(...)

“You are hounding everybody, so no comment and goodbye,” said guest Loman Dempsey when contacted. Illustration: iStock

More than 80 guests attended an Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in the Station House Hotel, Clifden, Co Galway, last Wednesday at a time when Governmen(...)

“You are hounding everybody, so no comment and goodbye,” said guest Loman Dempsey when contacted. Illustration: iStock

More than 80 guests attended an Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in the Station House Hotel, Clifden, Co Galway, last Wednesday at a time when Governmen(...)

Glanbia  plans to develop a Dutch-style cheese production facility on a 10-hectare site next to an existing  milk processing plant in Belview

Plans by Glanbia Ireland for a €140 million cheese manufacturing facility in Co Kilkenny have been put on hold following objections by two leading en(...)

Funding of almost €750,000 will be available for facilities and items such as sensory play equipment and toys, assistive technologies and autism-friendly signage. Photograph: iStock

Public libraries are to be equipped with sensory rooms to help make them a more welcoming place for children with special needs. The Department of Ru(...)

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