David Connolly

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Wind turbines in the Irish Sea. Photograph: Reuters

In early 2002, the Government signed off on Ireland’s first offshore wind farm. It would be the world’s largest, a 520 MW giant of power generation, e(...)

New EU deal on renewable energy should see more electric vehicles being used.

A new EU target for renewable energy is expected to lead to an accelerated adoption of electric vehicles, but has been strongly criticised by Irish ag(...)

Responsible development and genuine community engagement are pre-conditions if the wind industry is going to continue to flourish, according to the IWEA. Photograph:  Nicolas Garcia/AFP/GettyImages)

The Government should set an ambitious target for Ireland of producing 70 per cent renewable electricity by 2030, which would help transform the ener(...)

Gardaí  have issued a strong warning to parents and children about dangers that can face them on the internet. Photograph: Mark Steadman/Rollingnews.ie

Gardaí involved in the Matthew Horan investigation have issued a strong warning to parents and children about dangers that can face them on the intern(...)

Penalties. For better or worse, it’s one of the great set-pieces, in the theatrical or cinematic sense, in all of sport. From Stuart Pearce to Chris W(...)

Dr David Connolly of Dundalk FC with Kieran Loughran, chief executive of Headway,  at the launch of a concussion awareness programme in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Universal protocols for dealing with sports-related concussions should be introduced to prevent instances of serious injury and even death, a campaign(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Robbie Keane applauds the fans after losing the European Championship Qualifying match at the National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/PA Wire

The Republic of Ireland will face Bosnia-Herzegovina in the Euro 2016 play-offs. Martin O’Neill’s men missed the chance of automatic qualificat(...)

Wes Hoolahan was linked with West Brom and Newcastle earlier in the transfer deadline day but neither came up with the fee Norwich wanted to let him go. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Wes Hoolahan endured a difficult last night of the transfer window as West Brom and Newcastle United expressed interest in signing the midfielder but (...)

How do you assess the success of a musical career? By the fees commanded? The number of engagements? The prestige of the venues?

It’s an oft-heard contention: given the small size of the country, we punch above our weight when it comes to producing musicians. People usually poin(...)

Gerard Gillen: upbeat musician

The organ series at St Michael’s Church in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin started its 40th series on Sunday, and Gerard Gillen, the man who began it all, wa(...)

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