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East Mayo Anglers’ Association vice chairman Mick Kane with River Moy 13lb springer caught on club water last week.

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has announced a new funding call for three schemes during 2019 aimed at conservation and development projects nationwid(...)

ESB power station at Shannonbridge. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A move by the ESB to combine peat with biomass at its West Offaly Power Station is “fundamentally misconceived”, according to environmental groups led(...)

An environmental group has been given leave to judicially review a decision by the Legal Aid Board to refuse to consider funding for their legal chall(...)

The final section of the M8 Dublin to Cork motorway. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Sitting in a control room in East Wall in Dublin, Kevin O’Rourke and his team watch on a bank of screens as a car leaving Dublin Port slows to a stop (...)

According to Dr Mary S Booth, burning wood for energy emit more CO2 per unit of energy generated than coal. File photograph: iStock

Classifying forest biomass as a renewable fuel “fatally undermines the goals of the new European Renewable Energy Directive”, according to plaintiffs (...)

Friends of the Irish Environment director Tony Lowes (front) and colleagues pictured on Friday morning. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A High Court judge has ordered the developers of a €500 million liquefied natural gas processing terminal in the Shannon estuary not to begin construc(...)

Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, at Haulbowline Island  with  Cormac O’Suilleabháin  and Tim Lucey of Cork County Council. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A toxic dump which resembled a “lunar landscape” 12 months ago has been transformed into a public park which will open to the public next May. The 22(...)

Industrial waste (centre left) from the abandoned steel plant lies exposed at Haulbowline. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has insisted the Government is “well on our way” to cleaning-up Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour despite criticism of the eff(...)

Minister for the Marine Michael Creed (second right) visiting the East Tip works site at Haulbowline Island last December. Photograph: Department of the Marine

An environmental group fears that the Government may be about to abandon plans to clean up the site of the former Irish Steel plant on Haulbowline Isl(...)

Taoiseach  Leo Varadkar shakes hands with US president Donald  Trump during the Shamrock Bowl Presentation at the White House in Washington on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

The reaction to the Taoiseach’s comments about contacting a council over a proposed windfarm near Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf course has been “complet(...)

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