Members of Combined Residents Against Incineration outside the dail protesting against the controversial US energy company Covanta and their plan to build a monster incinerator in the Dublin Bay area. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Residents opposed to the Poolbeg waste incinerator in Dublin marched on the Dáil today, stepping up their campaign to have it stopped.Work is now unde(...)

Former minister for the environment Phil Hogan is due to appear before a committee of the European Parliament on
Thursday for a hearing to approve his nomination as the new EU Agriculture Commissioner. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Former minister for the environment Phil Hogan has defended his handling of the manner in which he approved the start up of Irish Water.Mr Hogan said (...)

‘The Minster failed to mention the incinerator in his speech, but if we are to believe everything he said regarding waste policy, then it is never going to happen,’ said Green party leader Eamon Ryan, Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

This week at the Environment Ireland Conference new Minister for Environment Alan Kelly got tough on badly-behaved bin collection companies. In his fi(...)

The wrong incinerator for Dublin

There is more than a whiff of “We know best” about the apparent determination of unelected officials to go ahead with the long-delayed Poolbeg municip(...)

Green Party councillor Ciarán Cuffe said the reports prepared for Dublin City Council on the incinerator were ‘deeply flawed and lacking in transparency’.   Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Locals in south Dublin have pledged to fight “tooth and nail” to prevent the development of the controversial Poolbeg incinerator which looks set to g(...)

A computer generated image of the proposed Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin.

The controversial Poolbeg waste incinerator in Dublin looks set to go ahead this year after the State’s public private partnership financial watchd(...)

A computer-enhanced image of the   Covanta incinerator at Poolbeg, Dublin

Dublin City Council will next week learn whether it can go ahead with the development of the controversial €600 million Poolbeg waste incinerator. T(...)

Dublin city manager Owen Keegan arrives at the Dáil to give evidence to the Oireachtas environment committee about the Pool Beg Incinerator. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Poolbeg incinerator would cost about €600 million if it was developed, Dublin city manager Owen Keegan has told an Oireachtas environment committe(...)

DIT Grangegorman: third-level campus project is about to come on the PPP market

Once upon a time in the days before the crash, Ireland went before international financiers seeking interest in multi-billion euro projects such as Du(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin announced the project last year as the part of the Government’s €2.25 billion infrastructure stimulus package

The National Development Finance Agency is looking for a developer to build a €200 million campus at Grangegorman for the Dublin Institute of Technolo(...)

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