John Teeling, chairman of Petrel Resources: Woodside Energy, its  partner in two exploration blocks  off Ireland’s west coast, was awaiting Government approval to conduct a seismic campaign

Veteran exploration investor John Teeling, chairman of Petrel Resources, told the company’s agm in Dublin yesterday that it was preparing an applicati(...)

Philip O’Quigley, chief executive, Falcon Oil & Gas: “Shareholders don’t want to wait 20 years for a payback. We’re setting ourselves up to sell. Ultimately, that’s what we want to do.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Philip O’Quigley, the chief executive of Falcon Oil & Gas, leans back in his chair on the balcony outside his Dublin office, balancing it momen(...)

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

Irish exploration firm Connemara Mining has said initial results from the first phase of prospecting carried out on its newly-acquired Inishowen block(...)

Petrel Resources chairman John Teeling. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Losses at Petrel Resources widened to almost €3 million in 2014 as impairments in its exploration and evaluation assets reached more than €2.5 millio(...)

Stephen and Jack Teeling pictured outside their new distillery in Newmarket Square. Photograph: Irish Times/Dave Meehan 5:43

Dublin’s first new whiskey distillery in 125 years will open its doors to the public on Saturday morning. The €10 million Teeling distillery in Dubli(...)

Clontarf Energy chairman John Teeling. The oil and gas exploration company  reported a loss of £274,196 for 2014.

Clontarf Energy has reported a loss of £274,196 for 2014, down significantly from a loss of £3.1 million the previous year.The oil and gas exploration(...)

Sunland Minerals was established by the two companies to carry out exploration work in Botswana’s Orapa region

Botswana Diamonds, the Africa-focused minerals explorer chaired by veteran investor John Teeling, has said the joint venture it owns with Alrosa has b(...)

Connemara Mining is  starting an initial prospecting programme in the coming days. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Connemara Mining has acquired five new prospecting licences in Co Donegal. The licences cover 187 sq km on the Innisowen peninsula. According to the c(...)

John Teeling was issued with 9.7 million new shares to bring his stake to more than 15 per cent. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Botswana Diamonds, the Africa-focused minerals explorer chaired by veteran investor John Teeling, has issued 15 million new shares to Mr Teeling and t(...)

John Teeling: veteran investor. Photograph: Dave Meehan

John Teeling, the veteran investor, was always a mentor of sorts to his neighbour Colm Lyon, who this week sold Realex Payments for about €115 million(...)