Thousands of sandbags have been delivered to homes in south east Clare under threat of rising floodwaters after the River Shannon burst its banks between the ESB-operated Parteen Weir and Limerick.
A new exhibition reminds us how electric kitchen appliances revolutionised life for women in rural Ireland in the 1950s and ‘60s, in the wake of the ESB’s massive scheme of rural electrification from 1946 until as late as the 1970s, writes.
The controversial Colombian mining company that routes billions of euro worth of business through Ireland has said it is "horrified" by death threats against a human rights activist who was in this country last month speaking out against the mine.
More than one million gas and electricity consumers will have to pay more for their energy from Monday. Electric Ireland, the country's largest supplier of electricity, is to raise prices by 4% while its smaller competitor, PrePayPower, will be charging customers an extra 3.9%.
University College Cork (UCC) is facing a massive legal bill running to millions of euros after the Court of Appeal today granted the ESB full costs of the legal battle related to flooding in Cork nine years ago.