Dr Tadhg O’Mahony, an adviser to the Finland Futures Research Centre, said Ireland’s transport emissions were – per capita – the fourth highest in the EU. File photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s model of development “has hardwired us to mainly low-density development dependent on car-based transport”, which fails to address climate c(...)

The Irish Government’s involvement with the Northern Ireland centenary will be the funding of a major conference in Queen’s University Belfast.

It was a year in which one political entity was created, Northern Ireland, and another, the Irish Free State, was negotiated into being. It was also (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: ‘The last time that the Greens were in power with Fianna Fáil, a lot of good was done for rural Ireland and for farming.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he expects a government to be formed with Fine Gael and the Green Party by the first week in June. Mr Ma(...)