Reconsidering our nuclear options
Colm McCarthy
There could easily be a mid-course correction to Ireland’s declared policy should an affordable nuclear alternative emerge, offering always-on power with very low emissions.
12 June 2024 News
New Zealand scraps plan to tax farm emissions
Legislation will be introduced later this month to remove agriculture, animal processors and fertiliser companies from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
8 June 2024 Careers
Funding for regenerative tourism projects in the midlands
Final call for private and community businesses with an idea for tourism projects to apply for Fáilte Ireland’s Regenerative Tourism Scheme, writes Sarah McIntosh
Colm McCarthy: US constitutional constraints
At the heart of the problem is the revered constitution itself, which was drafted in 1787 and has become politically impossible to amend.
5 June 2024 Viewpoints
Ireland on brink of losing 'billions' if derogation is lost
If the derogation is not retained it will be an Ireland inc. issue, the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture heard.
5 June 2024 News
Balancing payments for Sheep Improvement Scheme issued
Minister McConalogue has announced the roll-out of the 15% balancing payments under year one of the Sheep Improvement Scheme.
5 June 2024 News
Major biomethane conference to take place next week
The 2024 Biomethane Conference will take place in Croke Park on Wednesday 12 June and will focus on the Government’s plans to develop 150 to 200 AD plants and a farmer-centric circular economy.
3 June 2024 News
€63m Dublin AD plant to connect directly to national gas network
An agreement between Gas Networks Ireland and Bia Energy will see renewable biomethane gas from the Bia Energy facility at Huntstown, Co Dublin, injected directly into the gas network.
30 May 2024 News
DII calls for focus on water quality under Bord Bia quality assurance scheme
Dairy Industry Ireland proposed a 10-point action plan, with the singular goal of securing European Commission approval of the continuation of the derogation.
30 May 2024 News
Unexpected casualty of the UK's general election
There is no case for spending hundreds of millions on a stadium in Belfast which will rarely be used.
29 May 2024 Viewpoints
ICMSA challenges President Higgins’ comments on Irish farming
ICMSA president Denis Drennan said he wants to correct a number of misunderstandings in an interview given by President Higgins.
28 May 2024 News
Grocery inflation falls for 13th month in a row
Latest Kantar data shows the pace of price rises continues to slow.
27 May 2024 News