Star power: Angela Lansbury in the Broadway musical Mame, in 1966. Photograph: Jack Mitchell/Getty

One might imagine that Angela Lansbury has had her fill of awards and gleaming statuettes. Today she’s in New York, walking down the red carpet as an (...)

 Eddy Collier will retain a link with BGE by joining its external advisory board. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Eddy Collier, the managing director of Centrica Ireland, the owner of Bord Gáis Energy, has been tapped by its parent company for an international (...)

Shane Richie and Jessica Wallace in rehearsals for The Perfect Murder. Photograph: Darren Bell

As Kat and Alfie in EastEnders, Shane Richie and Jessica Wallace have played out some far-fetched storylines, but one plot they still struggle with i(...)

Viridian’s  372-tonne gas turbine generator at its power plant in Huntstown,  north Dublin

The owners of Bord Gáis Energy and Airtricity are thought to be in the race to buy their rival Viridian after submitting first-round offers for the b(...)

Reports  indicated that British-based utility Centrica – owners of Bord Gáis –  is likely to bid for Viridian. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bord Gáis Energy’s owner Centrica is likely to be among the bidders for rival Viridian, when the deadline for first-round offers closes on Friday. V(...)

Chris Hadfield: David Bowie was an extremely famous person and an intensely private person. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield has said he was “disbelieving and sad” when he heard the news of David Bowie’s death. Cmdr Hadfield’s vers(...)

Staff member at Shell’s gas terminal in Erris.  Shell acknowledged that the flaring was “exceptional”

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it is investigating the intense flaring of gas at the Corrib gas plant which alarmed north Mayo reside(...)

Shell E&P Ireland’s John Egan in a still from a Youtube video from New Year’s Eve, discussing the flaring of gas at the Corrib plant, seen in the background. Photograph: Shell/Youtube

Residents living close to the Corrib gas plant in north Mayo have expressed alarm over the intensity of gas flaring during New Year’s Eve. Shell E&am(...)

Four local residents have initiated a legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision granting Shell E&P Ireland an Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Licence (IPPC)for the Corrib gas refinery in Co Mayo.

Four local residents have initiated a legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision granting Shell E&P Ireland an Integrated (...)

 PrePay Power CEO Andrew Collins. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

To build up one thriving business, practically from scratch, takes a lorry load of effort and no shortage of luck. To do it all over again takes eve(...)