Hugh Brennan and Tim Crowley of Ó’Cualann Cohousing Alliance. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Eirgrid While the climate change debate in Ireland may be dominated by this country’s poor performance in meeting targets set for it by EU and intern(...)

While the target for electricity is to have 40 per cent generated by renewable sources by 2020, the grid often runs with 65 per cent from those sources. Photograph:   Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

While the climate change debate in Ireland may be dominated by this country’s poor performance in meeting targets set for it by EU and international a(...)