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 ((...)

Shell’s objection takes issue with aspects of nine conditions attached to the revised licence which the EPA is likely to grant. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Shell E&P Ireland is author of one of eight objections submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a revised emissions licence fo(...)

Martin O Donnell and Pat O Donnell, who claim they were assaulted by gardaí during the 2007 protest.  Photograph: Collins Courts

Mary Carolan A High Court jury has dismissed a claim by a local farmer, Patrick Coyle, that he was  unlawfully assaulted by gardai during a morning p(...)

Three men allege they were unlawfully assaulted by gardaí – suffering facial and other injuries –  while participating in an early-morning protest near the Corrib gas refinery in north Mayo on January 19th, 2007. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A verdict is expected on Friday in the actions for damages by three local men over alleged assaults on them by gardaí during a protest against the She(...)

Patrick (left) and Martin O Donnell (centre) and  Patrick Coyle. They have sued the Garda Commissioner and State for damages over being allegedly assaulted by gardaí during a 2007 protest. Photograph: Courts Collins.

Two gardaí, a father and son, have denied assaulting protesters during a demonstration against the Shell Corrib gas refinery in Co Mayo. Garda Marvin (...)

 Sgt Dermot Butler told the High Court that certain protocols applied when a complaint was made about a garda. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Garda sergeant has told the High Court he did not see any assaults by gardaí on three men during a protest against the Shell Corrib gas refinery in(...)

‘It’s very challenging trying to keep this historical house standing up with a roof on it,’ Lord Waterford pictured at Curraghmore House, Co  Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

‘It was a pain changing the bank cards,” says Lord Waterford, 9th Marquis of Waterford. He’s telling me about becoming Lord Waterford back in February(...)

 Pat and Martin O’Donnell with Patrick Coyle  outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Courts Collins

Mary Carolan A dentist has told the High Court a fisherman attended him with acute pain days after being allegedly assaulted by a garda during a prote(...)