Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently acknowledged that Ireland has been a “laggard” in terms of reaching its mandated EU targets regarding renewable energy.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019
Consumers should be made more aware that a levy on electricity bills can actually lead to lower energy prices, according to the owners of wind farms.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
Amazon has bought a second wind farm in Ireland.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
Ireland is set to fall short of the EU's 2020 targets for renewable energy use.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
A billboard campaign promoting the connection between wind energy and dealing with climate change will be unveiled across nine counties today.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
The parallels are striking. For Liechtenstein in Vaduz almost 23 years ago read Gibraltar in the Victoria Stadium on Saturday.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Almost one-third of Ireland's energy needs now comes from wind, the second highest in Europe, as new figures confirm that 2018 was a record-breaking year for wind energy production.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
This is Ireland’s ninth time to be involved in a play-off for the right to participate at a major tournament.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Former Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has revealed that the memory of guiding the country to the World Cup finals still burns as brightly as the fires that illuminated the night sky in Tehran following their triumph in Iran.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
He might not get to start in Copenhagen on Saturday but don’t rule out the possibility of Callum O’Dowda having a say in proceedings before the play-off against Denmark reaches its conclusion in Dublin next Tuesday night.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
A 32-year-old man has appeared in court for the second time charged with the murder of a Dublin grandmother.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
You heard them before you saw them.
Sun, 11 Jun, 2017
Former Ireland striker David Connolly has retired.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
He’s the Irishman whose goals have ensured that what should be a procession resembles a contest.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
Corofin produced an hour of scintillating football to put an end to St Vincent’s reign as AIB All-Ireland senior club football champions.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Three years on from a fruitless effort to recruit Kevin Doyle for Tottenham, Harry Redknapp yesterday succeeded at the second attempt by bringing the Ireland striker to Queen’s Park Rangers on loan.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
A 2-2 draw between Ireland and Austria draw was a fair result, according to former Ireland striker David Connolly.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2013
A Dublin man who attacked a garda with a golf club will serve two months in jail for the assault and six burglaries.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
Tries from back rowers Pierce Dargan and Jack Kelly helped Dublin University defeat Dungannon 24-16 at Merrion Road as the students held onto second place in Ulster Bank League Division 1B.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2013
Spain may have wowed the world over the last four years with their stylish passing football, but they would not be defending European, or World Cup, champions without [the interventions of keeper Iker Casillas.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2012
Robbie Keane is confident that Ireland are heading for the Euro 2012 finals with a stronger pool of strikers than they had for the 2002 World Cup.
Fri, 25 May, 2012
Eamon Reilly laments the fact of religion having evolved to irrelevance in Europe and general and Ireland in particular.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2012
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) is warning of huge job losses in the voluntary and community sector if state funding continues to be cut.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Community and voluntary sector employees will have fallen by more than 16,000 by 2015, even though the numbers who need their services have multiplied due to the economic crisis.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
NIGEL ADKINS would prefer for people to be talking about his Southampton team’s style of play instead of Luke Chambers’ red card after the Saints defeated Nottingham Forest on Saturday to stay at the summit of the npower Championship.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
THE son of Evelyn Joel said he had seldom spoken to his mother in the months leading to her death.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
SIPTU is holding a meeting to discuss the community sector in Limerick today.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2011
REPUBLIC of Ireland winger Keith Treacy celebrated his Burnley debut by rescuing a point in the Clarets’ 2-2 draw against Watford at Turf Moor on Saturday.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2011
SO, the Vatican recalls its Papal Nuncio — what is all the fuss about?
Wed, 27 Jul, 2011
Mon, 30 May, 2011
MICHEÁL MARTIN was my history teacher in the long-lamented lost St Kieran’s College of Camden Place for the 1985/86 Leaving Certificate.
Sat, 22 Jan, 2011
I WAS astounded to read in your paper that Karol Jozef Wojtyla, alias John Paul II, is being beatified by Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, alias, Benedict XVI.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
EAGER innovators and researchers with proposals for unique projects have been battling it out for the title of Ireland’s innovator and researcher at a conference in Dublin.
Thu, 18 Nov, 2010
OF all Ireland’s play-off defeats, this one was the hardest to take.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2009
IT had been a sharp learning curve for Mick McCarthy in his first campaign as Irish manager.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2009
THOUSANDS of community workers took to the streets of Dublin in protest at proposed cuts they say will undermine essential community services.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2009
Former Manchester United star Dwight Yorke heads the list of seven players released by Sunderland today.
Thu, 28 May, 2009
SUNDERLAND’S new manager will face the task of clearing the decks before he presses ahead with his own plans for rebuilding the squad.
Wed, 27 May, 2009
THE Government’s decision to combine alcohol with illegal drugs in one strategy reflected the reality on the ground, Minister of State John Curran said yesterday.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2009
IT has similarities with the TV talent show, Stars in their Eyes.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2008