Ian Lumley

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The argument that if Ireland does not produce beef and dairy products, other countries will simply fill the gap with inferior products, leading to extensive “carbon leakage”, is flawed, according to An Taisce. File photograph: iStock

The argument that if Ireland does not produce beef and dairy products, other countries will simply fill the gap with inferior products, leading to ext(...)

Home of artist Not Vital in Ardez, Switzerland Photograph: Simon Watson

Irish photographer Simon Watson’s new book lingers on some truly astonishing interiors, and lives In the right hands a camera can really make ma(...)

Depending on which group of experts you refer to for your calculations, 30 minutes of Netflix amounts to driving between .5 and 4 miles in terms of CO2 emissions. Photograph: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg

If someone told me a month ago that the name on everybody’s lips is going to be Joe Exotic, I would have been understandably confused. But it’s true: (...)

Shannonbridge power station. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Senior Ministers will visit the midlands on Monday to meet people affected by last week’s decision by the ESB to close two peat-burning power stations(...)

Shannonbridge power station. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A group of senior Government ministers is to visit the midlands on Monday to meet people affected by last week’s decision by the ESB to close two peat(...)

Tubbrid Castle

What do 1830s almshouses in Co Waterford, an “off-the-peg” Swiss cottage in Co Leitrim, a Tudor-era tower in Co Kilkenny and a mid 18th-century house (...)

The ESB shut down its Lough Ree power station in Lanesborough last month after falling foul of the EPA.

Plans to reopen a power station in Co Longford have suffered a setback after An Taisce lodged an objection to proposals to reissue the plant with a li(...)

A ban on smoky coal was first introduced in Dublin in 1990, and has been adopted by many towns and cities across the country. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish citizens’ lives are being endangered by Government inaction on smoky coal and must be put ahead of “vested commercial interests”, a group of sci(...)

Developer Pat Wigglesworth and conservationist Ian Lumley  at 3 Henrietta Street in Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

I never thought I would live to see the day when we would be able to herald the arrival of a renaissance for Henrietta Street, in Dublin 1. But with t(...)

ESB power station at Shannonbridge. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A move by the ESB to combine peat with biomass at its West Offaly Power Station is “fundamentally misconceived”, according to environmental groups led(...)

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