Thousands of dead fish continue to wash down the river system (pic: Colm McCaughey)

Source of Tolka pollution identified

23 Jul Dublin City Council and Inland Fisheries Ireland have confirmed they are following "a definite line of inquiry" in relation to the source of yesterday's pollution incident on the Tolka River.

Under the Kyoto Protocol carbon sink activity of new hedgerows could offset carbon emissions

Hedgerows could offset carbon emissions

22 Jul A new report for the EPA has found that an expansion in hedgerow and non-forest woodlands in Ireland could make a significant contribution to reducing the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.

Protesters outside the council meeting in Kilkenny

Emergency meeting over Kilkenny bridge planned

21 Jul Members of a group opposed to the Central Access Scheme in Kilkenny city addressed the monthly meeting of Kilkenny County Council this afternoon and described a proposed new bridge and road as a "horrific plan".

A geiger counter is used to measure radiation

Slight increase in radiation in Ireland

09 Jul A new study has found radiation exposure levels in homes, workplaces, food and medical treatments in Ireland have risen slightly over the past six years.

EPA and 31 local authorities are the principal regulators

EPA urges local authorities to consolidate

19 Jun The Environmental Protection Agency has said local authorities need to press ahead and consolidate from 31 authorities to three regional waste enforcement teams, so that serious criminal offenders can been dealt with.

Waste collection crews pictured outside the plant this morning

Greyhound wins injunction over plant blockade

17 Jun The High Court has granted an injunction preventing workers blocking trucks entering and leaving the premises of a waste disposal company that collects more than 110,000 households in Dublin.

Peregrine falcons are a protected species

Attempt to 'poison' falcons condemned

16 Jun BirdWatch Ireland has said it is "horrified" by what appears to have been a deliberate attempt to poison peregrine falcons nesting in Dalkey Quarry in Co Dublin.