Joe Noonan

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A flooded Grand Parade in the Cork city floods. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Barry Keane, one of the many residents along Cork City’s Mardyke whose homes were flooded in 2009, welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling as “a great res(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed incinerator at Ringaskkiddy in Co Cork.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said he is deeply disappointed and frustrated at the decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission to a proposed €1(...)

The site for the proposed incinerator at Ringaskiddy, Co Cork. Photograph: Mark Kelleher

An Bord Pleanála is to defer a decision for a fourth time on a planning application by waste management company Indaver for a €160 million incinerato(...)

Artists impression of the proposed Indaver facility in Ringaskiddy.

Indaver’s proposal to set the floor level of its €160 million incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour at five metres above sea level will provide a(...)

ESB chief executive Pat O’Doherty said the company was disappointed with the judgment. Photograph: Alan Betson

The ESB is to appeal a High Court ruling that found it was substantially responsible for flooding that caused an estimated €90 million of damage in C(...)

The flooding of November 2009 left the Grand Parade in Cork city centre submerged. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The ESB needs to put together a compensation package for householders impacted by the 2009 floods to avoid dragging elderly people through the courts (...)

UCC argued the way the ESB released water from the two hydroelectric dams following heavy rainfall led to unnecessary additional flooding which caused substantial damage. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

The ESB could face multiple legal actions to recoup an estimated €90 million insurance companies paid out over the Cork floods of 2009 after the High (...)

In the courtyard at Dublin Castle, the Central Results Centre, during the results of the Referendum on Marriage Equality. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ireland has lit a beacon bright enough to be seen around the world while it is also begun a conversation at home which will continue, a leading campai(...)