Petroceltic ran out of funds after it was unable to raise cash on the bond markets late last year. It has also been unable to raise fresh equity due to the blocking stake held by Worldview

Worldview Capital, an activist fund based in the Cayman Islands that owns a 29 per cent stake in Dublin-based exploration company Petroceltic Interna(...)

Petroceltic chief executive  Brian O’Cathain at the company’s recent egm in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Saurya Cherfi and Ray Managh The author of allegedly defamatory material posted about Irish-based exploration company Petroceltic International, and (...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer of Petroceltic. The US owner WordPress has been warned by a High Court judge to comply with orders to remove allegedly defamatory material posted about Petroceltic. Photo: The Irish Times

The US owner of blogging service WordPress.com, has been warned by a High Court judge to comply with orders to remove allegedly defamatory material po(...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer of Petroceltic: got  High Court order to have  content taken down. Photograph: Sara Freund / The Irish Times

Automattic, the Californian company behind the popular Wordpress blogging system, has been given 17 days by the High Court to identify the author of a(...)

The blog had published remarks about Petroceltic’s chief executive, Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Sara Freund?The Irish Times

The US owner of blogging service WordPress.com, has been directed by the High Court to identify the author of allegedly defamatory material posted abo(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: This week filed a case against Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland, the Irish unit of Wordpress’s US owner Automattic. Photograph: Sara Freund

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-headquartered exploration company, is taking a unit of the company behind Wordpress, the world’s most popular b(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: his company has accused Worldview, a 29 per cent shareholder, of trying to gain control of the company. Photograph: Sara Freund

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-headquartered oil explorer that is in a major dispute with its biggest shareholder, has called a second egm for(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain played down the suspension of the bond issue. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The row between the oil explorer Petroceltic International and Worldview Capital, the 29 per cent dissident shareholder that wants to sack management,(...)

Brian O’Cathain of Petroceltic: the Dublin-based oil and gas exploration company is still in the sights of Dragon Oil, which aborted a £500 million bid for it in December. Photograph: Eric Luke

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-based oil and gas company embroiled in a bitter row with its biggest shareholder, Worldview Capital, is still i(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Petroceltic International has urged shareholders to vote against the resolutions proposed by Worldview at the upcoming EGM.

Petroceltic International, the exploration company embroiled in a bitter struggle with its major shareholder Worldview Capital, has launched an intens(...)