A wind turbine base at Lettergunnet, Co Galway. Photograph: Ronan Browne

Mayo County Council has backed a demand by north Mayo residents for substantial “community gain” payments by the ESB and Bord na Móna if their planned(...)

A file image showing Shell employees  dismantling  a section of the Corrib gas line, at Aughoose, Co Mayo in 2005.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shell E&P Ireland said today it welcomes an examination by An Garda Síochána of allegations that a contractor delivered large quantities of alcoho(...)

Minister for Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte: depressions “are caused by air escaping during tunnel boring machine ‘intervention’ maintenance”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte has told the Dáil that “sinkholes” seen at the Corrib gas project in north Mayo were “depressions” from ai(...)