Daniel Murray

Daniel Murray

Local authorities turn down 35 per cent of Nama social housing offered

Local authorities turn down 35 per cent of Nama social housing offered

Nama offered 7,050 properties to local authorities, but of those 2,435 were turned down by local authorities for a variety of reasons

One billion litres of diesel counted towards transport climate targets

One billion litres of diesel counted towards transport climate targets

This is as a result of biodiesel – a renewable biofuel mixed in with diesel – being counted twice on paper towards our transport renewable targets

Crisp and cool: Seamus Fitzpatrick profile

Crisp and cool: Seamus Fitzpatrick profile

The 52-year-old millionaire co-founder of investment group CapVest has amassed a treasure trove of successful brands across the group’s various portfolios, including household names such as Jacob’s, Batchelors, Odlums and Kelkin

Compostable cups provide ‘limited solutions’

Compostable cups provide ‘limited solutions’

When not disposed of properly, compostable packaging can have a similar environmental impact to regular packaging because it requires special treatment to break down quickly

Moral Victories: The benefits of sustainable investing

Moral Victories: The benefits of sustainable investing

Sustainable investing is no longer just about being ethically sound or environmentally friendly – it can also be financially rewarding

Bord na Móna cannabis plans ‘far-fetched and illogical’

Bord na Móna cannabis plans ‘far-fetched and illogical’

“There seems to be some confusion around what it is Bord na Móna would actually be growing,” says Stephen Murphy, managing director of cannabis investment firm European Cannabis Holdings

Providence in crisis: The main players

Providence in crisis: The main players

Vermilion E&P Vermilion Exploration and Production is the operator of Ireland’s only remain...

Exploration companies are swimming against the tide

Exploration companies are swimming against the tide

The high-risk sector now faces investor flight as the world moves towards clean energy

Prospect of Corrib extension increases as local activity intensifies

Prospect of Corrib extension increases as local activity intensifies

Move comes after government officials confirm a 15-year licence for Europa Oil and Gas

Eirgrid seeks €600 million to connect Irish and French electricity systems

Eirgrid seeks €600 million to connect Irish and French electricity systems

The application was made by Eigrid and its French counterpart Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) for the Celtic Interconnector, which received clearance from Irish and French regulators in April

Relatives of Whiddy oil victims ask Varadkar for an apology

Relatives of Whiddy oil victims ask Varadkar for an apology

The relatives group announced last week that it intended to lodge a High Court action to have the victims’ death certificates revised to record their deaths as unlawful

Greenlink boosts management team with Shine and Cowhig

Greenlink boosts management team with Shine and Cowhig

Johnny Shine served as managing director of Eir Networks from 2013 to 2016 whilst Tim Cowhig was chief executive of SWS Energy from 1996-2009 and chief executive of Element Power Ireland from 2010-2018

Final decision on North-South interconnector expected within months

Final decision on North-South interconnector expected within months

The project has been beset by legal challenges and has been in planning since 2013. The interconnector has been completely cleared in the south

Amazon will take Cork wind farm’s entire electricity output

Amazon will take Cork wind farm’s entire electricity output

Amazon is to absorb nearly 20,000 homes’ worth of renewable energy capacity for its data centre...

Gas growth plans at odds with global targets for reduction

Gas growth plans at odds with global targets for reduction

Gas Networks Ireland’s 10-year network development plan last year showed that in a median demand scenario it was preparing to service an expected gas demand increase of 24 per cent by 2027, which could rise to 37 per cent in a high-demand scenario