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 Regional broadband: Eir’s departure renders the Government’s procurement process uncompetitive, a scenario that might prompt a recalibrated tender process. Photograph: Paul Bradley

The single biggest question hanging over Eir’s sudden departure from the Government’s broadband process is who pulled the plug, effectively turning th(...)

The Climate Change Advisory Council says Ireland has the third highest emissions per capita for residential energy use in the EU

Ireland is not on track to meet its 2020 commitments to reduce carbon emissions, and will struggle to decarbonise its economy by 2050, the Climate Cha(...)

Paula Byrne: “The Minister continues to support a misguided and uncosted policy that delivers little for the environment at enormous cost to our economy and landscape.”

Claims by the the Government and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) that wind power can be used to de-carbonise our energy system are (...)

Wind energy is vital to meeting our national renewable energy targets by 2020. Failure to do so will incur heavy fines. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the first onshore wind farm in Ireland in Bellacorick, Co Mayo, which has a generation capacity of just over 6(...)