Paul Deane

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Every EU country has grid-level solar already in place, as does Northern Ireland. Amarenco’s chairman says it has been waiting three years to progress 16 projects in the Republic. Photograph:  Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images

Solar energy company boss John Mullins says there has been a staggering lack of progress in enabling the delivery of new renewable energy projects in (...)

The State could face European Union fines of more than €450 million in 2020 for missing legally binding targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, (...)

Ireland and Luxembourg are the only two EU countries projected to miss both their emissions and renewable energy targets in 2020

The fines hanging over Ireland for missing its EU climate targets in 2020 are likely to be significantly lower than previously thought. According to (...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton after picking up an injury during the Six Nations match against Italy at the Aviva stadium last year. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images

The art of manipulation is a sight to behold. On January 25th irishtimes.com, reporting from the choreographed Six Nations launch, announced: “Johnny (...)

 Irish  manager Mick Kearney: “Of 12 incidents that needed looking at [by citing oficer], just one  related to Ireland.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

On his last day of addressing the press with team updates, Irish manager Mick Kearney expressed concern about how shortly after World Rugby issued edi(...)

US president Barack Obama invoked his presidential veto to block the Keystone XL project on environmental grounds. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The State’s main sovereign wealth fund holds more than €70 million worth of investments in some of the most polluting industries on the planet. An a(...)

When you sit down to dinner today, will you wonder about the environmental cost of that plate of food? What is the carbon footprint of your carbona(...)