ESB Networks said the company had an appreciation of staff coming forward with their concerns.

An ESB employee who made a number of protected disclosures under the whistleblower legislation has said he was asked to sign a “gagging clause” as pa(...)

Whistleblower Seamus O’Loughlin:  said he contacted the Minister because he was astounded by the scale of some of the issues. Photograph: Keith Wiseman

ESB Networks is investigating an allegation from a whistleblower that up to a quarter of its staff may have been working more than the average 48-hour(...)

Séamus O’Loughlin: ‘I began to lose faith and trust in the process.’ Photograph: Keith Wiseman

An ESB whistleblower who made a series of protected disclosures alleging safety and management failings at the utility will tell an Oireachtas committ(...)

The Electricity Supply Board notified the agency about the issue at the end of May, following a series of disclosures relating to safety. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the leakage of up to one million litres of insulating oil from underground electricity cables in (...)

Séamus O’Loughlin (Ennis), winner of ITFFA individual competition on Lough Lene, receiving the Lennon Cup from president, John Deacy

The recent report from ‘Irish Business against Litter’ highlights the fact that only eight per cent of beaches, harbours and rivers were found to be ‘(...)

Harry O’Toole, Jnr, after a fine day’s fishing on  Lough Corrib with his father

The Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed, has received a report from the independent Aquaculture Licensing Review Group which examines the process o(...)

French visitors Cedric Nolin and Benjamin Domenech enjoyed their visit to Lough Corrib, catching several trout of this calibre while providing guide Larry McCarthy with plenty of laughs

Consumers should cook ice-counter fish on day of purchase or the day after, otherwise they should be frozen until required. Fresh fish is of paramo(...)