John Gibbons

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When the case was called before Judge Sandra Murphy, in Donegal Town District court on Monday, defence solicitor John Anderson asked for an adjournment to April. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A serving member of An Garda Siochána has been charged with drink driving and dangerous driving at a court in Donegal. John Gibbons (23) of Bogagh Ro(...)

Climate activists from the Extinction Rebellion march in the City of London on August 27, 2021 during the group’s Impossible Rebellion series of actions. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Ahead of the upcoming UN COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, many countries are now revising their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) as orig(...)

Demonstrators participating in a climate protest near the Dáil in February 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson

A friend of a friend told me once about her escape from the Twin Towers. She realised, somewhere around the 30th storey, that if she didn’t start taki(...)

The Nenagh Technology Centre opened in 2017 and has since been developing new services that facilitate the movement of money and information. Image: iStock

Payments and financial services technology provider Fiserv is to add 200 jobs over the next three years in Co Tipperary as the company expands its res(...)

Some 17 per cent of total global energy use currently comes from renewables. Even allowing for rapid ongoing adaption of clean energy, it appears implausible that such ongoing increases in energy – and resource – consumption could occur without triggering catastrophic destabilisation of our planetary life support systems. Photograph: Getty Images

More than any other single factor, the defining characteristic of the modern era has been humanity’s use of cheap, plentiful energy. In the 20th centu(...)

Nothing has so dramatically reconfigured the history of life on Earth as the epic mass extinction events that punctuate the fossil record stretching b(...)

 Firefighters battle the Bobcat Fire as it grows, out of control, on its northern front near Wrightwood, California, USA. Photograph: David McNew/EPA

What most disturbs best-selling science author David Wallace-Wells about climate change isn’t so much that the worst-case scenarios may come to pass. (...)

Sack of Balbriggan (1920)

On the night of September 20th and 21st, 1920 events happened in Balbriggan which brought the Irish War of Independence to world attention and proved (...)

The Amazon rainforest on fire near  a  highway in Para state, Brazil. Photograph:  Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images

The year is 2035; location is The Hague in the Netherlands. Disgraced former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro (80) is scheduled to appear before th(...)

Paul Wagstaff, senior agricultural adviser with Self Help Africa.

One of the more ominous indicators of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa has been the dramatic recent shifts in rainfall patterns. With rain-fed agr(...)

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