A computer-generated image of the ESB-Equinor floating windfarm proposed for off the coast of Clare and Kerry.

With the ESB announcing a €5 billion investment programme tied into a new renewable energy hub at Moneypoint in Co Clare, the Government must fast-tra(...)

Pat Keating, chief executive of Shannon Foynes Port (left) and Paul Doherty, managing director of Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions’ at Foynes Port after publication of a report on the potential for the Shannon region in wind energy.  Photograph:  Sean Curtin/True Media.

The Shannon estuary and the wider west coast can provide “unprecedented renewable energy opportunity for Ireland” by becoming a strategic location for(...)

Foynes port: re-opening the 40km Limerick-Foynes line, closed in 2002, would cost €45 million.

Plans to revive the Limerick-Foynes rail line will boost efforts to develop the Shannon Estuary as a centre for shipping and energy. Minister for Tra(...)

An Post is one of the companies overseen by State agency NewEra on behalf of the Government.

State companies generated almost €1.4 billion in operating profit last year and paid €261 million in dividends to the exchequer, according to data fr(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue: the second-largest dividend last year was paid by the DAA, totalling €37.4 million, according to the Minister. Photograph: Alan Betson

Commercial semi-State companies last year paid out dividends of €261.19 million to the State, according to Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue. This (...)

 Shipping containers and freight in Dublin Port. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Shannon Foynes port could take any post-Brexit strain off Irish east coast ports should Border checks lead to congestion, its chief executive has said(...)

Turnover at Shannon Foynes rose 5.7 per cent last year to €14 million

Profits at Shannon Foynes Port hit a record €4.3 million last year, according to figures published by the company. The State-owned company’s annual r(...)

Shannon Foynes Port Company: project  will involve raising an 83-acre area by 4.4m, along with new internal roads, bridges and a roundabout.

One of the Republic’s biggest ports plans to spend €20 million to help create a site for marine-related industries on 83 acres of its land. Shannon F(...)

Buildings as tall as  the 17 storey Elysian Tower will be commonplace in Cork docklands.

Cities and regional towns across the country will cater for up to 75 per cent of the extra one million people predicted to be living in Ireland by 204(...)

Project Ireland 2040: a new Metro link is due to run between Swords and Sandyford, in Dublin

Project Ireland 2040 aims to provide balanced regional development, in order to reduce Dublin’s growing economic domination, and to improve the State’(...)

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