What it says in the papers
Revenue at Irish Water down 45 per cent and Supermacs boss's plans for network of motorway service stations knocked back
- A profile of incoming British prime minister Theresa May observes that she is a tough, diligent vicar's daughter who does not care much about being liked and is driven more by morality than ideology.
- Denis Staunton writes that May's sudden elevation is good news for the Tories.
- A film that cost just €300 to make is one of the main attractions at the 28th Galway Film Fleadh.
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Editorial: Farewell Angela Merkel and don’t worry, we’ll be okay
Things may be looking grim as the veteran chancellor bows out, but in spite of its problems, the EU is still a beacon of stability and prosperity in the world
Editorial: State must take radical action to meet climate targets
The revelation that Ireland is to increase its greenhouse emissions this year puts the government under renewed pressure over its climate plans
John Walsh: Ireland will not have energy security until it faces some unpopular truths
With the issue becoming ever more urgent, our leaders can’t afford to shirk difficult choices on alternative sources such as offshore wind and liquified natural gas to ensure a stable power supply
John Gibbons: Every day we delay action, another 150 or so species are lost to earth forever
Biodiversity loss is as much a threat as climate change but the political record on dealing with this crisis has been as abysmal here as it has been globally