A road sign painted with graffiti stands outside the village of Rossport January 26, 2006. . REUTERS/Tom Bergin

As the gas starts to flow a member of the pro gas lobby reflects on the controversy Who is to blame for the delay? The gas was due ashore in 2002 a(...)

The Rossport five: Michael Ó Seighin, Brendan Philbin, Willie Corduff, Vincent McGrath and Philip McGrath leaving the Four Courts after being released from prison in 2005.

As gas is flared into the skies above north Mayo, it is worth reflecting on a project that has been one of modern Ireland’s greatest scandals, a stunn(...)

Sedco 711 drilling rig at the Corrib gas field. It is a semi-submersible drilling unit capable of operating in harsh environments and water depth of up to 550m.

1996: Gas discovery reported 83 km off Mayo by Enterprise Energy Ireland (EEI). August 2001: Mayo County Council approved permission for an onshore(...)

Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty moves in to challenge Tyrone goalscorer Peter Harte during the qualifier clash at Healy Park, Omagh. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Tyrone 1-14 Limerick 0-8 Ring-rusty Tyrone are back on the road, having seen off Limerick with the minimum of fuss and an economy of style at Healy P(...)

Straboy Wind Energy Ltd sought permission for 25 turbines with 64m hub heights and 71m rotor blades. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA

The Irish wind industry has suffered another major setback with a decision by An Bord Pleanála to overturn Donegal County Council’s approval for 25 la(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care Alex White: said at the weekend that the much-delayed appointment of specialist diabetes nurses would be completed by June

Hundreds of preventable amputations are being carried out every year because of a lack of integrated care for diabetes sufferers, according to (...)