Tony Lowes

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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(...)

A sequoia felled at the Longford estate. Photograph: Friends of the Irish Environment

Campaigners for the environment have expressed concern about the felling of at least nine mature oak trees up to 80 years old in the grounds of the Ca(...)

The Trump International Golf Links in Doonbeg, Co Clare. “It is local people who should be listened to – not people in Cork or Dublin who are not in danger of being washed out,” said John Flanagan. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A relative of US vice president-elect Mike Pence has said it beggars belief that the Doonbeg, Co Clare community has not been afforded the same level(...)

US president-elect Donald Trump’s controversial plan to build a 2.8km rock barrier, costing €10 million, at his Doonbeg, Co Clare golf resort (pictured) has been abandoned. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

US president-elect Donald Trump’s controversial plan to build a 2.8km rock barrier, costing €10 million, at his Co Clare golf resort has been abandone(...)

A coastal path at the Doonbeg golf links course and hotel in Co Clare. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A new campaign has begun against a proposal by US presidential candidate Donald Trump to build a 3kms wall along a public beach to protect his golf re(...)

A group campaigning to have mass balloon releases banned has welcomed the decision by the Cork Autism Society to cancel a balloon release planned for this Sunday. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A group campaigning to have mass balloon releases banned has welcomed the decision by the Cork Autism Society to cancel a balloon release planned for (...)

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