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’s chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Petroceltic confirmed the tendering process has begun for engineering, procurement and construction services at the Ain Tsila development in Algeria. (...)

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,(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain at the company’s AGM in Dublin. Photograph: Sara Freund

As expected, dissident shareholder Worldview Capital has brought its war against the board of Petroceltic International to the High Court in Dublin. (...)

Petroceltic chief finance officer Tom Hickey at the company’s AGM in Dublin.  Photograph: Sara Freund

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder that owns 29 per cent of oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, has blocked a number of resol(...)

Angelo Moskov, chief executive of Worldview Capital, speaking at  a Petroceltic egm earlier this year, watched by company secretary Alasdair Robinson, chairman, Robert Adair, and chief executive Brian O’Cathain .Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The ongoing spat between Petroceltic and its biggest shareholder has taken a turn for the worse with Worldview initiating legal proceedings in the Hig(...)

The row between Petroceltic and Worldview has flared again in recent week after the Swiss fund, which holds more than 29 per cent of the share capital in the explorer, accused it of squandering shareholder value

Irish oil and gas exploration firm Petrocelitc has described requests to convene an extraordinary general meeting (egm) by its biggest shareholder ove(...)

Brian O’Cathain, Petroceltic’s chief executive officer:  Worldview says the company is “proposing to pledge the company’s crown jewel” because it has “run out of money”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The bitter wrangle between Petroceltic International and its biggest shareholder, Swiss fund Worldview Capital, which failed with a bid to oust mana(...)