Providence, the Irish oil and gas exploration and appraisal company, said on Tuesday that it has deferred an appraisal/exploration well at its Spanish(...)

Brian O’Cathain, Chief Executive Officer, at the Petroceltic EGM, in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Petroceltic’s Brian O’Cathain can pat himself on the back for a job well done after comprehensively seeing off a challenge yesterday from activist inv(...)

Providence Resources chief executive Tony O’Reilly addressing shareholders at the explorer’s AGM last year. Providence hopes to raise $25.75 million in a share placing. Photo: Eric LukeThe Irish Times

Irish oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources has announced details of a share placing which it hopes will raise $25.75 million for the comp(...)

Company run by Tony O’Reilly jnr issued a statement partly confirming the rumours. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The share price of Providence Resources slumped by about 15 per cent on Friday after the oil explorer run by Tony O’Reilly jnr confirmed it was lookin(...)

Colm Rapple, who has died aged 74, became – after a many-faceted youth – a journalist’s journalist, a lodestone for many in the craft who learned t(...)

A Providence Resources oil rig operating in Barryroe, 50km from Co Cork. Providence has reached commercial terms with a partner to develop the Barryroe oil field in the Celtic Sea.

Irish exploration firm Providence Resources has acquired Chrysaor Exploration & Production Ireland Limited (CEPIL), and reached commercial terms (...)

Fr John Geary, who died on New Year’s Eve in Ontario aged 83, was one of the brightest seminarians of his year. Fellow student priests at Kimmage Mano(...)

Downfall of O’Reilly Sir Anthony O’Reilly was forced to sell of his assets to meet his debts, largely accrued in the fight with Denis O’Brien fo(...)

Providence said in August that the process of process of finding a farm-out partner for the Barryroe oil field off the coast of Cork was “nearing completion”

Providence Resources, the oil explorer led by Tony O’Reilly jnr, has said it received a positive ruling in a course case between it and Transocean, th(...)

Traders said CRH was the most heavily traded stock on the Iseq

The Iseq nudged up by close to 1 per cent as, despite worries over Russia’s economy, a rally in energy shares sent US and European equities higher af(...)