Outgoing head of Shell E&P Ireland Michael Crothers has said that the Irish planning system is ‘adversarial’, and mediation could replace ‘resorting to the courts.’ File photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Outgoing head of Shell E&P Ireland Michael Crothers has said that the Irish planning system is “adversarial”, and mediation could replace “resorti(...)

A Shell to Sea campaigner leaves the Shell headquarters in Dublin city centre after a protest. A report by the Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has found “no evidence” of the purchase or delivery of alcohol to Garda stations” involved in policing the Corrib gas project “nor of any misconduct of Garda members”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA.

The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has found “no evidence” of the purchase or delivery of alcohol to Garda stations” involved in policing (...)

Gardaí directing vehicles at Shell’s gas refinery site at Ballinaboy in north Mayo. A former Shell contractor, OSSL, claims it made deliveries of alcohol to Belmullet Garda station between 2005 and 2007, claims which Shell denies.

The Corrib gas project’s main contractor Roadbridge has confirmed it handled invoices for the company in dispute with Shell E&P Ireland over alleg(...)

Shell E&P Ireland says it welcomes the Garda Síochána’s examination of a contractor’s allegations that large quantities of alcohol were delivere(...)