Brian Britton

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Grace Doyle surfing a wave. “Surf competitions are about luck as well as skill. I’ve been unlucky sometimes in heats where just a few waves come through”

School’s out for summer, and for one mathematics teacher the last bell means time to concentrate on preparing for the World Surfing Games in September(...)

Brian Britton at a press conference during  his time at Oriel Windfarm Ltd.  Photograph: Patrick Bolger Photography

Leading Irish businessman Brian Britton has died after an illness. The long-time deputy chief executive of Larry Goodman’s beef processing business Go(...)

The Oriel Wind Farm scheme, located 22km off the Co Louth coast,    will have the potential to generate up to 330 megawatts (MW), enough to power 250,000 homes. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The development of Ireland’s first major offshore wind farm has moved a step closer with the announcement that Oriel Wind, the energy group backed by (...)

Gabe Davies from Newcastle, England surfing approximately 1 mile off the Donegal Coast near Bundoran during the H30 Project which brings together Irish and British surfers to ride the most dangerous waves off the coasts of Ireland and Britain. Photo: Mickey Smith

Years ago when Stan Burns decided to sell his surfboard, he let it go for 12 Irish punt on the condition that the proud new owner couldn’t sell it on(...)

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White:His department did not respond to a request for comment on the Now Ireland submission yesterday. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Ireland is likely to miss its renewable energy targets for 2020, resulting in hefty fines and a possible ban on green energy exports, according to the(...)

Oriel Windfarm managing director Brian Britton, Gaelectric chief executive Brendan McGrath and NISA Project Manager Dr Mark Coughlan. The renewable energy companies have announced plans to jointly develop a major offshore wind energy hub in the North Irish Sea.

Oriel Windfarm and Gaelectric are to invest €80 million developing an offshore wind farm in the north Irish Sea. The North Irish Sea Array (NISA) will(...)

The decision to abandon negotiations on the project, which has featured strongly in the local and European Parliament election campaign, comes before a protest march planned in Dublin tomorrow. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The collapse of a controversial wind export plan has been announced by the Government on the same day that the UN’s top scientific body called (...)

The budget for ocean energy development in the 2013-2016 period will be increased by €16.8 million. Photograph: Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA

Ocean energy will receive a boost in funding from the Government under a new plan to develop wave and tidal resources in Ireland.The Offshore Renewabl(...)