John Ahern

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Water emissions from the Toyota Mirai, a hydrogen-powered car. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Hydrogen-fuelled cars, buses and trucks can be a reality in Ireland by 2023, and there is the potential for more than 35,000 hydrogen vehicles to be o(...)

Gardaí estimated up to 1,000 people took part in the protest. Photograph: Barry Roche

An Post mail centre workers in Dublin, Portlaoise and Athlone are being urged to show solidarity with over 200 colleagues in Cork facing redundancy as(...)

An Post says it is consolidating and reducing its letter processing capacity in line with global industry trends. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The closure of the Cork Mail Centre (CMC) could lead to a collapse of the Irish mail system at Christmas while it would also mean people in Cork will (...)

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

Campaigners against a proposed €160 million incinerator for Cork Harbour have raised almost €30,000 to fund a judicial review of An Bord Pleanala’s de(...)

Protesters at the EPA oral hearing into the Indaver Incineration licence at Ringaskiddy,  in 2005. Photograph: Neil Danton

The decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission to Indaver for its €160 million twin incinerator project at Ringaskiddy in Cork may not (...)

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(...)

Site plan for Ringaskiddy, Co Cork: campaigners against a proposed €160 million waste incinerator for Cork Harbour seek an investigation into the absence of any record of notes from meetings in 2011 between Indaver executives and civil servants. Photograph: Mark Kelleher

Campaigners against a proposed €160 million waste incinerator for Cork Harbour have called for an investigation into the absence of any record of note(...)

The planning board was due to give a decision on Wednesday on the plan for the 240,000 tonnes municipal and hazardous waste incinerator at Ringaskiddy. Image: Google Maps

An Bord Pleanála has deferred a decision on a controversial €160 million incinerator for Cork for a seventh time. This is to allow board members asse(...)

Image of the proposed Ringaskiddy incinerator in Cork Harbour.

Indaver, the company behind the plan to build a €160 million waste incinerator in Cork Harbour to cut down on the State’s waste export, argued waste e(...)

Chase supporters protest outside a Bord Pleanála oral hearing in Carrigaline for an incinerator by Indaver in Ringaskiddy. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A company proposing the construction of an incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork says Irish waste management policy has changed in recent years and the (...)

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