Almost 700,000 households will have to get rid of oil-fired central heating systems to help meet the country’s climate change commitments — but a new grants scheme for conversion to clean energy will only scratch the surface, leaving homeowners facing costs of thousands of euro.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
More than 800 young innovators from across Europe will take part in the fifth annual CoderDojo Coolest Projects Awards at the RDS on Saturday, when more than 10,000 spectators are expected to take in demonstrations of the apps, websites, animation, games, and robots among this year’s submissions.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
A councillor selected as Fianna Fáil’s Dún Laoghaire candidate for the general election has hit out at headquarters’ decision to add ousted ex-minister Mary Hanafin to the ticket, saying it “dramatically reduces” the party’s chances of winning a seat.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
CONFESSION being good for the soul, I admit to being slightly off the mark last week. True, I predicted a no to Lisbon, predicted the usual suspects would call the Irish thickos and ungrateful illegitimates, and even forecast the Taoiseach would start talking about the need for “a period of reflection”.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2008
DUN LAOGHAIRE Rathdown County Council, in its wisdom, has seen fit to propose a change in the by-laws regarding the coastline stretching from Booterstown to Bray, prohibiting “fishing for pleasure” in all but two very small areas — Bullock and Collimore harbours.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2007
By Andi Robertson, DOUBLE Olympic Medallist Ben Ainslie made a key difference to the fortunes of David MacLean's Welsh flagged IC 45 Babbalaas in the showcase IRM High Performance Class at Ford Cork Week yesterday as light winds continued to affect racing.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2002