‘We availed of Government cash-flow supports for the period when those supports were needed, and the business qualified,’ said managing director Tony Hughes. Photograph: iStock

Leading public relations firm Carr Communications Ltd recorded a profit of more than €81,000 in the 12 months to the end of June last year, its latest(...)

Ronan Conneely and Lizette Wessels of Kinsale-based Conneely Wessels Architects transformed a Co Cork bungalow. Photograph: Jed Niezgoda

This simple Cork bungalow was transformed into an award-winning house by its Kinsale-based architect owners Half a century after the self-public(...)

To keep your use of electricity as low as possible, you should know which appliances use the most electricity.

With rising energy costs and greater awareness of the need for immediate climate action, more and more people are considering their energy efficiency.(...)

The Liffey Sweeper has been designed to collect large amounts of non-natural debris such as plastic, cans and bottles from Dublin city’s waterways

Electricity doesn’t just generate energy. It can also deliver funding to help power thriving communities. The Government’s Renewable Electricity Sup(...)

The current BER of your home and what measures will be required to bring it up to a BER of B2 is also included in the assessment. Photograph: iStock

With energy prices on the rise and government grants covering about half of the cost of retrofitting your home, there has arguably never been a better(...)

According to the SEAI, there are five key things that are holding consumers back from buying electric. Photograph: iStock

Can you really save the guts of €4,000 in one year by switching to an electric car? That’s the claim being made by UK finance website Money.co.uk, whi(...)

Costs associated with installing solar panels have come down through availability of generous SEAI grants

A new era in the Irish energy is about to take off. Individuals, businesses, farmers, community organisations and sports clubs will be able to install(...)

Tallaght in Dublin. A fourth-generation district heating and cooling project uses waste heat from the nearby Amazon data centre to supply space heat and hot water to buildings in the Dublin suburb. Photograph: Damien Eagers

The World Bank launched its first labelled green bond in 2008 to engage investors in projects that would alleviate climate change. Since then, banks, (...)

A deep retrofit will improve your home’s BER rating to a B2. Photograph: Getty Images/iStock

Just more than 10 years ago, we retrofitted our home, a 1960s detached four-bedroom house that we had moved into a year earlier. Living in the house f(...)

Regardless of the walls, the colour on everyone’s mind at the show this year is green.

For anyone interested in the Government’s National Retrofit Plan, the new home energy upgrade scheme, or simply tired of doing battle with rising fuel(...)

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