Brian Fitzpatrick: “Sometimes you have to shake off a bad experience and just move on and go again with a different outlook and more solid experience.”

Oriel Sea Salt was established at Port Oriel, Clogherhead, Co Louth in 2010 by Brian Fitzpatrick and John Delany. It extracts and harvests salt and mi(...)

Clontarf Energy and Petrel Resources have come to an agreement with the Ghanaian authorities over a disputed exploration licence.The row centred on a(...)

Connemara is an exploration firm with principal assets in zinc/lead exploration licences

Exploration firm Connemara Mining has raised £400,800 (€507,417) through the issuing of 20,040,000 ordinary shares of €0.01 each at a price of 2 pence(...)

Connemara Mining John Teeling: buyers’ strike makes funding difficult

Exploration firm Connemara Mining has blamed poor demand for its London-listed stock on a buyers’ strike.In an interim statement, chairman John Teelin(...)

Connemara Mining chairman John Teeling: the zinc industry is finally coming back to life. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Exploration firm Connemara Mining has awarded an exploration licence for a zinc prospect in Co Kilkenny.The Prospecting License 3313 is located to the(...)

John Teeling: veteran warhorse of the Irish exploration industry. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Companies connected to John Teeling, the veteran warhorse of the Irish exploration industry, are close to sealing a peace treaty with authorities in t(...)

Clontarf has a 60 per cent stake in the Tano 2A licence while Petrel has a 30 per cent interest

Clontarf Energy has said court proceedings over its Tano 2A licence in Ghana have been temporarily adjourned and will be heard again on July 7th.In Ap(...)

One significant oil discovery off the Irish coast may be “enough” to supply all of the country’s oil needs and more, according to Irish exploration fi(...)

Connemara chairman John Teeling said the group was considering expanding beyond Ireland

Losses at exploration firm Connemara Mining widened last year but the company said it remains confident about its future prospects. The John Teeling-l(...)

The dispute concerns the alleged rowback of the Ghanian authorities on an agreement to award the Irish companies an exploration licence

Whatever fears the oil and gas industry might have about possible changes to the fiscal regime in this country, Ireland is still in short trousers whe(...)