Author: Denise Maguire, Editor

INDUSTRY DUE BACK TO WORK ON MAY 18

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced that construction is included in the first phase of easing restrictions, marking 18 May as the official ‘Back to Work’ day. He outlined the five phases which will see an ongoing reduction of restrictions should the current progress being made continue. “On the …

CO2 EMISSIONS FROM ENERGY USE DOWN ALMOST 4% IN 2019

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has released data which shows that CO2 emissions from all energy use fell 3.9% in 2019, equivalent to 1.5 million tonnes of CO₂. This marks the biggest annual reduction in CO2 emissions since 2011, at the height of the last recession. …