Mark Foley

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A number of the west Cork club players have been tested for the virus and the results have come back negative. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Three GAA clubs in west Cork have temporarily halted all activity as a precautionary measure amid fears that some club members may have come in contac(...)

Data centres in the Republic are bolstering demand for electricity.

Data centres are helping to prop up electricity demand in the Republic, where lockdown energy consumption has fallen less than in Northern Ireland or (...)

 Gas Networks Ireland says  gas  provides up to 70%   of electricity on days when wind speeds are  too low to generate power

Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly says the company will not disconnect customers during the Covid-19 crisis, while it is working w(...)

Eirgrid chief executive Mark Foley says efforts need to be redoubled and ‘the Richard Bruton ethos’ must be retained within the next administration. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

To ensure power supply across Ireland on a 24/7 basis is an immense requirement resting on EirGrid’s shoulders. To do it at a time of transition in th(...)

Obton and Shannon Energy intend spending €300 million over three years on building solar farms that will generate up to 500MW of electricity.

Danish group Obton and Irish company Shannon Energy plan to spend €300 million building plants that will generate electricity from solar power in the(...)

Physicist Brian Cox on stage with EirGrid chief Mark Foley at the launch of the company’s €2 billion grid transformation strategy at the Convention Centre Dublin.
Powering Ireland’s future

The reality of climate change is well understood, and beyond scientific doubt. The only question now is how fast society can respond to limit the dama(...)

The direction of travel will be ‘shaped by political, economic, technological and environmental changes’, according to EirGrid chief executive Mark Foley. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ireland’s transmission system operator EirGrid has released its latest analysis of how Ireland’s electricity sector might evolve over the next 20 year(...)

Physicist Brian Cox speaking at EirGrid’s  launch of its new five-year strategy. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Electricity grid operator EirGrid will spend more than €2 billion over the next five years to prepare the system for 2030, when more than two-thirds o(...)

The Corrib Gas field is due to run out in 2025. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Republic this week joined Belize, Costa Rica, France and New Zealand in banning oil exploration. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the United Nations th(...)

The Climate Action Plan states that 70 per cent of our electricity will be generated from renewable sources by 2030. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

EirGrid has just launched its new strategy for the five-year period from 2020 to 2025 which will see it invest €2 billion in helping to decarbonise Ir(...)

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