Gas flaring at Corrib plant ‘frightening’, says resident Clip from Shell E&P Ireland showing flaring removed from YouTube on Friday night Fri, Jan 1, 2016, 16:46 Updated: Fri, Jan 1, 2016, 21:14 Lorna Siggins Video Images Eyewitness footage from the Corrib gas field in Mayo captures flames lighting up the night sky on New Years Eve. Video: Tony Bourke 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 Gas flaring during New Year’s Eve at Shell E&P Ireland’s Corrib gas plant. Photograph: Tony Bourke Previous Image Next Image 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&P Ireland acknowledged on Friday evening that the flaring level was “exceptional”. Please subscribe or sign in to continue reading.