A section of the Corrib gas line at Aughoose, Co Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has turned down requests for an oral hearing into a revised licence sought by Shell E&P Ireland for the (...)

Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s. 8:37

The huge cost overrun on Corrib gas, the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroele(...)

Bríd McGarry, a  Mayo landowner, and Mary Corduff, wife of jailed farmer Willie Corduff, after five Mayo farmers were  jailed  in 2005 for refusing to give an undertaking not to obstruct the construction of the Corrib gas pipe line. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“You’ve gone very quiet up there.” North Mayo resident Mary Corduff reckons that if she had a euro for every time she heard this remark over the past (...)

Paul Hughes, tunnel construction manager, in a  pipe trench as the tunnel is sealed. Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

The mechanics of extracting gas from the Corrib field appear simple enough. It is only when one gets into the detail of the engineering that the compl(...)

Looking at Leenamore Crossing today, it would probably take a forensic archaeologist to uncover what went on just two years ago. The first photo shows the entire estuary removed in layers and stored, while diggers do their work. The second shows how the area looks today

A stream named the Leenamore trickles off the bog and into the sea at the head of Sruwaddacon Bay. It is a tiny inlet, the stream being no more than a(...)

Corrib veteran: David Timlin of Ross Glen Construction, in Rossport. Photograph: Keith Heneghan 8:37

Gas is expected to come later this year to the Shell terminal in Bellanaboy, Co Mayo, through the controversial pipeline that rises from the Atlantic (...)

Sinéad Diver from Belmullet, Co Mayo, has just been confirmed on the Australian team for the IAAF world contest in Beijing.

A Mayo woman, who took up competitive running accidentally just four years ago, has been selected to represent Australia in this year’s athletics worl(...)

Shell believes Arctic production can be competitive if the reserves it finds are large enough

Oil reserves that Royal Dutch Shell hopes to find in the Arctic are unlikely to be brought into production before the 2030s because of the difficulty (...)

Science comics are a small but fast-growing niche aimed not only at children but also adults. In fact, many of these graphic novels have sophisticated(...)

Looking to 2016, Tommy Breen, chief executive DCC, said on Tuesday that the group anticipates that “both operating profit and adjusted earnings per share from continuing activities will be very significantly ahead of the prior year”. (Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / IRISH TIMES)

DCC is eyeing further European acquisitions after agreeing a €464 million deal with Shell to buy Butagaz, a leading liquefied petroleum gas business ((...)