Lot of hot air surrounds wind farm regulation

Will Waterford City and County Council really initiate enforcement proceedings against a wind farm in breach of planning laws?

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Second Brexit referendum call grows louder but risks abound

Without rules, a referendum is little more than an invitation to a collective roar of anger and is open to abuse by politicians, says Ngaire Woods.

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Confronting China’s efforts to spread its influence abroad

While the West must exercise vigilance when faced with China’s ‘influence operations’, it should avoid overreaction, writes Minxin Pei.

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Preparing for a hard border amid British political chaos

As UK politics consumes itself, a hard border and the ensuing chaos look inevitable, writes business editor Eamon Quinn

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Isn't the job of planning authorities to facilitate wind farm development?

Worrying turn of events for local residents.

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1918’s foundation election: All changed and without a shot fired

Today marks the centenary of the most important moment in the long, difficult journey that eventually led to the establishment of an independent, democratic Irish ...

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Salmon farms broke the rules: Whose side is the minister on?

A person need not be a wet-behind-the-ears idealist to be disheartened by how the relationship between government and citizen is ever more strained.

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May at the helm: Incompetent from the outset

Her gamble on a general election last year was unnecessary.

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Reader's Blog: Rethinking value of human life

There is something strange about 2018. I think that Yeats had the solution to its understanding. What

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Reader's Blog: Scouting Ireland should be disbanded

Revelations about child sexual abuse in the Irish scouting movement are truly shocking.

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