John Gibbons

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Part of crowd striking for climate change on Molesworth street, Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Young people across Ireland are protesting this lunchtime at 37 rallies seeking urgent action to address the growing threat of climate breakdown. The(...)

Yul Choi, a South Korean activist with the Korea Green Foundation, protests outside the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Katowice, Poland, on December 10th. Photograph: Karolina Jonderko/The New York Times

Ireland’s ranking as the worst performing country in the EU for action on climate change, for the second year in a row, was roundly criticised by envi(...)

Protesters hold placards during a march for the climate on sidelines of the COP24 summit on December 8th in Katowice, Poland. Photograph:  Janek Skarzynski /Getty Images

Ireland’s performance on climate action in response to global warming has been ranked as the worst in the EU and among the worst in the world in a maj(...)

The Killers: lead singer Brandon Flowers and his band will perform at the RDS on Tuesday

With Body&Soul operating a strict over-20s policy down at Ballinlough Castle, and Billy Joel catering to a more mature audience at Aviva Stadium, (...)

Deutsche Bank chief country officer for Ireland Fiona Gallagher, who has been appointed to the role of global head of the bank’s securities services division. Photograph: Alan Betson

Deutsche Bank has appointed the head of its operations in Ireland, Fiona Gallagher, to the role of global head of its securities services division, pu(...)

Minister for Climate Action Denis Naughten at the handover of his new 100% electric car. Last month, he flew to Brussels to demand that the State be allowed to opt out of even the basic emissions commitments we had already signed up to. File photograph: Maxwell Photography

Nobody knows for sure what the future holds, either for us as individuals or as societies, but if you look closely, there is a growing body of scienti(...)

Charles Tyrrell, who has been shortlisted for the Savills Art Prize, which will be presented at Vue 2017, Ireland’s national contemporary art fair, which runs at the Royal Hibernian Academy from November 2nd-5th.

Nice art and good homes go together like tea and toast so it’s no surprise to see estate agents Savills sponsoring the visual arts, with the third Sav(...)

Residents wade through floodwaters in Houston, Texas, US, this week. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

The US National Weather Service is not noted for alarmist pronouncements. So when it tweeted that Hurricane Harvey was unprecedented and that “al(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar described the National Mitigation Plan on climate change as ‘a first step’. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In the world of politics and economics, there’s always a deal to be cut and a compromise to be reached. The real world, governed by the iron laws of p(...)

Prize winner: John Gibbons’s daughter as a four-year-old, with her 2007 Texaco entry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The global movement to delegitimise fossil fuels received a boost in recent days with the passage through Dáil Éireann of the Fossil Fuel Divestment B(...)

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