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# eirgrid - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Eamon Ryan did not sanction €10m emergency power contract payment, says spokesperson
# Winter Power Supply
# Winter Power Supply

Eamon Ryan did not sanction €10m emergency power contract payment, says spokesperson

Nov 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,993 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil heard claims that EirGrid made a €10 million payment to ESB for a contract that was never completed.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

New plan outlines how Ireland will ramp up its renewable electricity by 2030
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

New plan outlines how Ireland will ramp up its renewable electricity by 2030

Nov 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,853 Views 32 Comments

As part of the Climate Action Plan, Ireland needs to reduce emissions from electricity by between 62% and 81% this decade.

# eirgrid - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

'How did this happen?' Dáil hears further concerns about €10m emergency power contract payment
# Esb And Eirgrid
# Esb And Eirgrid

'How did this happen?' Dáil hears further concerns about €10m emergency power contract payment

Nov 9th 2021, 4:21 PM 17,809 Views 0 Comments

Last week, TD Barry Cowen alleged that the ESB may have “orchestrated” the current energy crisis for its own benefit.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Barry Cowen claims the ESB may have ‘orchestrated’ the current energy crisis
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Barry Cowen claims the ESB may have ‘orchestrated’ the current energy crisis

Nov 3rd 2021, 6:45 PM 45,101 Views 0 Comments

Cowen asked why the ESB is being rewarded “handsomely despite exacerbating the supply shortage”.

# eirgrid - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Varadkar 'confident' there'll be no winter blackouts 'but nobody can guarantee it'
# ELECTRICITY DEMAND
# ELECTRICITY DEMAND

Varadkar 'confident' there'll be no winter blackouts 'but nobody can guarantee it'

Sep 30th 2021, 1:56 PM 17,131 Views 68 Comments

Questions around the security of Ireland’s electricity supply have been brought into sharp focus.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Winters of discontent? Why EirGrid is highlighting its concerns about potential power shortages
# Energy Crunch
# Energy Crunch

Winters of discontent? Why EirGrid is highlighting its concerns about potential power shortages

Sep 29th 2021, 4:46 PM 15,505 Views 28 Comments

Data centres and the closure of fossil fuel-fired power stations have something to do with it.

Major report from Eirgrid says Ireland may have electricity shortages over next five winters
# Power Supply
# Power Supply

Major report from Eirgrid says Ireland may have electricity shortages over next five winters

Updated Sep 29th 2021, 2:04 PM 55,474 Views 141 Comments
  • Eirgrid points to surge in demand for electricity and a fall in energy sources in new report.
  • Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan says energy supplies will be "tight" in the coming years.
  • Commission for Regulation of Utilities suggests lifespan of coal and oil-burning plants may be extended to fix problem.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Electricity supply interruptions could have 'huge' impact on Irish society, expert warns
# Blackouts
# Blackouts

Electricity supply interruptions could have 'huge' impact on Irish society, expert warns

Aug 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 61,562 Views 88 Comments

John Fitzgerald’s comments come after concerns were raised recently about potential blackouts this winter.

# eirgrid - Friday 11 December, 2020

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand

Dec 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 28,857 Views 57 Comments

The warning came as Eirgrid are set to close two peat-fueled power plants in the Midlands.

# eirgrid - Thursday 3 October, 2019

When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex
# Feature
# Feature

When it comes to Ireland's sustainable energy, creating simplicity could prove complex

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:02 AM 1,910 Views 3 Comments

The government has some ambitious targets for 2030 – but industry has plenty of work to do.

# eirgrid - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned
# Pylons
# Pylons

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned

Oct 4th 2018, 9:30 AM 11,900 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Communications confirmed that the interconnector would be constructed even in the event of a hard Brexit.

# eirgrid - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Kildare hold their nerve to put Mayo to the sword and claim first ever All-Ireland U20 title
# Eirgrid
From The42
# Eirgrid

Kildare hold their nerve to put Mayo to the sword and claim first ever All-Ireland U20 title

Aug 5th 2018, 3:18 PM 15,888 Views 21 Comments

Kildare held out in Croke Park despite a dramatic late Ryan O’Donoghue free-kick to defeat Mayo on Sunday.

# eirgrid - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Mayo see off resilient Derry challenge to book All-Ireland U20 football final spot
# Finalists
From The42
# Finalists

Mayo see off resilient Derry challenge to book All-Ireland U20 football final spot

Jul 14th 2018, 6:29 PM 9,531 Views 2 Comments

Goals from Ryan O’Donoghue and Paul Lambert saw Mayo book their place in this year’s EirGrid All-Ireland U20 football final.

# eirgrid - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Mayo crowned EirGrid Connacht U20 champions as Rossies suffer 16 point defeat
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Mayo crowned EirGrid Connacht U20 champions as Rossies suffer 16 point defeat

Jun 17th 2018, 2:57 PM 9,792 Views 1 Comment

Mayo claimed their first ever Connacht U20 championship at Dr Hyde Park on Sunday with a landslide win.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy
# N-S Interconnector
# N-S Interconnector

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy

Jan 24th 2018, 9:02 AM 15,588 Views 52 Comments

The plan would link electricity stations in Meath and Tyrone.

# eirgrid - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Data centres are making energy demands shoot up in Ireland
# Resource And Energy
# Resource And Energy

Data centres are making energy demands shoot up in Ireland

May 6th 2017, 4:00 PM 20,353 Views 50 Comments

The trend is putting the state on a collision course with the EU over renewable-energy targets.

# eirgrid - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Last year's All-Ireland U21 champions Mayo knocked out of Connacht by Galway
# Dethroning
From The42
# Dethroning

Last year's All-Ireland U21 champions Mayo knocked out of Connacht by Galway

Mar 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 12,858 Views 5 Comments

Eoin Finnerty scored a goal from the bench and sealed the win.

# eirgrid - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

FactCheck: Is Regina Doherty right to say she didn't support the use of civil disobedience?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Regina Doherty right to say she didn't support the use of civil disobedience?

Jan 24th 2017, 8:30 PM 16,028 Views 68 Comments

The Government Chief Whip denies having made some controversial comments. We put that claim to the test.

# eirgrid - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park'
# Interconnector
# Interconnector

Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:36 PM 8,766 Views 70 Comments

The North East Pylon Pressure Campaign said communities will not stand by while hundreds of pylons are built across Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.

# eirgrid - Friday 1 July, 2016

After years of campaigning, pylons in Lucan and Adamstown are being moved
# Pylons
# Pylons

After years of campaigning, pylons in Lucan and Adamstown are being moved

Jul 1st 2016, 3:11 PM 14,132 Views 19 Comments

A timeline for the construction says the substation will be operational by 2018/2019.

# eirgrid - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Mayo claim All-Ireland U21 title with clinical 5-goal defeat of Cork
# Green And Red
From The42
# Green And Red

Mayo claim All-Ireland U21 title with clinical 5-goal defeat of Cork

Apr 30th 2016, 7:58 PM 34,686 Views 46 Comments

Liam Irwin scored two goals as the westerners won their first title at this age level since 2006.

As it happened: Cork v Mayo, U21 All-Ireland football final From The42
Live Apr 30th 2016, 6:40 PM

As it happened: Cork v Mayo, U21 All-Ireland football final

# eirgrid - Thursday 28 April, 2016

'We're not focusing on any other team. We're trying to write our own history'
# Western Glory
From The42
# Western Glory

'We're not focusing on any other team. We're trying to write our own history'

Apr 28th 2016, 10:41 AM 5,242 Views 5 Comments

The EirGrid U21 All-Ireland championship is set to come to a thrilling conclusion this weekend as Mayo and Cork battle for the Clarke Cup.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Cork name team for U21 All-Ireland football final against Mayo
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Cork name team for U21 All-Ireland football final against Mayo

Apr 27th 2016, 8:41 PM 10,023 Views 14 Comments

The two sides meet at Cusack Park.

# eirgrid - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Mayo win breathless Connacht U21 final to claim first title since '09
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Mayo win breathless Connacht U21 final to claim first title since '09

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:27 PM 11,801 Views 2 Comments

Liam Irwin notched 1 – 3 for Mayo as they battled back to beat Roscommon by a point.

# eirgrid - Monday 7 March, 2016

Three senior players in Cork team for Munster U21 opener against Clare
# Rising Stars
From The42
# Rising Stars

Three senior players in Cork team for Munster U21 opener against Clare

Mar 7th 2016, 7:11 PM 7,075 Views 1 Comment

Rebels boss Sean Hayes has named his team for Wednesday’s clash against Clare.

# eirgrid - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years
# Power Grid
# Power Grid

Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years

Dec 22nd 2015, 6:10 AM 7,240 Views 18 Comments

For 2014/2015 alone the company paid out €747,390 for legal services.

# eirgrid - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It's being scrapped
# Pylon The Pressure
# Pylon The Pressure

Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It's being scrapped

Oct 8th 2015, 6:15 PM 10,787 Views 52 Comments

The Grid Link project had been heavily criticised by anti-pylon protesters.

# eirgrid - Friday 12 June, 2015

After landing U21 football award, Tipperary star set for U21 hurling campaign
# Award Winner
From The42
# Award Winner

After landing U21 football award, Tipperary star set for U21 hurling campaign

Jun 12th 2015, 12:20 AM 6,290 Views 2 Comments

Colin O’Riordan was voted the best U21 footballer for 2015 last year.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

We have to wait another six months to see garda records
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

We have to wait another six months to see garda records

May 6th 2015, 4:50 PM 8,444 Views 12 Comments

The FOI Act has extended the deadline for Irish Rail, the ESB and Eirgrid also.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

6 Donegal and Tyrone players to watch in tonight's Ulster U21 football final
# Ulster Pride
From The42
# Ulster Pride

6 Donegal and Tyrone players to watch in tonight's Ulster U21 football final

Apr 8th 2015, 8:09 AM 4,734 Views 0 Comments

Celtic Park in Derry is the venue for the EirGrid Ulster U21 decider.

# eirgrid - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

5 key Tipperary forwards missing for Munster U21 football final
# Sitting It Out
From The42
# Sitting It Out

5 key Tipperary forwards missing for Munster U21 football final

Apr 7th 2015, 10:24 AM 7,784 Views 1 Comment

Premier County boss Tommy Toomey planning without a quintet of attacking stars for Cork clash

# eirgrid - Monday 6 April, 2015

Cork have named their U21 football and minor hurling teams for Munster clashes
# Rebel Yell
From The42
# Rebel Yell

Cork have named their U21 football and minor hurling teams for Munster clashes

Apr 6th 2015, 1:14 PM 7,086 Views 2 Comments

The Rebel underage teams face big clashes with Tipperary and Limerick this week

# eirgrid - Friday 27 March, 2015

The way electricity is delivered to your home is set to change
# Back On The Grid
# Back On The Grid

The way electricity is delivered to your home is set to change

Mar 27th 2015, 9:17 PM 19,412 Views 52 Comments

A rehash of Ireland’s transmission system will cost between €2.7 billion and €3.9 billion.

# eirgrid - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland?
# No Spin Zone
# No Spin Zone

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 1:31 PM 11,930 Views 47 Comments

There has been a lot of debate about the country’s energy mix for the future.

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
# Power Out
# Power Out

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:02 AM 31,553 Views 40 Comments

Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.

# eirgrid - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

6 players to watch in the Munster U21 football championship
# Stars Of The South
From The42
# Stars Of The South

6 players to watch in the Munster U21 football championship

Mar 11th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,677 Views 0 Comments

The action gets underway down south this week, with Cork chasing a fifth successive title.

5 players to watch in this year's Connacht U21 football championship
# Into The West
From The42
# Into The West

5 players to watch in this year's Connacht U21 football championship

Mar 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,617 Views 0 Comments

The provincial campaign out West gets underway this week and here are our five to watch

# eirgrid - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Here are the 36 GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week
# Get The Diaries Out
From The42
# Get The Diaries Out

Here are the 36 GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week

Mar 10th 2015, 7:30 AM 6,051 Views 3 Comments

Get the diaries out and mark in your chosen games for the week ahead

# eirgrid - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

8 players to watch in this week's Leinster U21 football quarter-finals
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

8 players to watch in this week's Leinster U21 football quarter-finals

Mar 4th 2015, 7:27 AM 13,608 Views 7 Comments

Here are eight key men tipped to shine in the EirGrid provincial championship this week

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