Mark Turner

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The net cost of wind energy for Irish consumers has amounted to less than €1 per person per year since 2000, according to a new report. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke

The net cost of wind energy for Irish consumers has amounted to less than €1 per person per year since 2000, according to a new report. The independe(...)

So far this year, 27.5% of Irish electricity production has come from wind energy. Photograph: iStock

The expansion of wind energy generation in Ireland over the 2000-2020 period had an associated net cost of just €1 per household a year, according to (...)

Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy competes at the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta. File photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With three weeks remaining before the start of this year’s 72,000km Volvo Ocean Race, future plans for the event originally known as the Whitbread Rou(...)

Nick Dwyer and Barbara Heftman are interviewed in Sydney after being rescued off Australia’s southeastern coast. Photograph: Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP

Former Royal St George Yacht Club sailor Nick Dwyer from Dún Laoghaire recalled his “moment of terror” during a capsize off Sydney, Australia on Wedn(...)

Kurt Rosenwinkel has already scaled dizzying heights as the undisputed heavyweight of modern jazz guitar, a fresh and original voice in a crowded fiel(...)

The US retail giant has spent the past few years trying – and failing – to crack the east African hub, whose growth is fuelled by aspirational consumption. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

Even as Walmart raced to open its first store in Kenya, there were snags. It was forced to import the trademark bright magenta ink that adorns its bra(...)

Justin Slattery of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing inspects the end of the prod during leg six from Itajai to Newport. Photograph: Matt Knighton/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images.

As the Volvo Ocean Race begins its final oceanic leg this weekend, Ireland’s Justin Slattery stands on the cusp of a second victory in this 39,000-mi(...)

Matt Brewer: Mythology
  • Music
  • November 14, 2014, 00:00

Over the past decade, bassist Matt Brewer has worked for some of the most forward- thinking leaders and composers on the New York scene, including (...)

German drummer Jochen Rueckert is one of the leaders of the musical immigré community that constitutes a substantial minority in the New York borou(...)

Mark Turner Quartet: Lathe of Heaven
  • Music
  • September 12, 2014, 00:00

Mark Turner’s steady rise to the front ranks of contemporary improvisers is testament to a unique combination of attitude, ability, sound and imaginat(...)

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