Brian O’Cathain has resigned as chief executive of Petroceltic. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain and chief financial officer Tom Hickey have resigned from the company after the High Court today approved (...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive at the Petroceltic EGM in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A group of senior staff at Petroceltic International, the exploration company that is on the verge of being bought out of examinership by its biggest(...)

Brian O’Cathain, executive chairman of Petroceltic

On a Wednesday afternoon in February last year, the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, was deep in conversation with another man in an almost-empty Shelbourne hot(...)

Petroceltic ran out of funds after it was unable to raise cash on the bond markets late last year. It has also been unable to raise fresh equity due to the blocking stake held by Worldview

Worldview Capital, an activist fund based in the Cayman Islands that owns a 29 per cent stake in Dublin-based exploration company Petroceltic Interna(...)

Petroceltic chief executive  Brian O’Cathain at the company’s recent egm in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Saurya Cherfi and Ray Managh The author of allegedly defamatory material posted about Irish-based exploration company Petroceltic International, and (...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer of Petroceltic. The US owner WordPress has been warned by a High Court judge to comply with orders to remove allegedly defamatory material posted about Petroceltic. Photo: The Irish Times

The US owner of blogging service WordPress.com, has been warned by a High Court judge to comply with orders to remove allegedly defamatory material po(...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer of Petroceltic: got  High Court order to have  content taken down. Photograph: Sara Freund / The Irish Times

Automattic, the Californian company behind the popular Wordpress blogging system, has been given 17 days by the High Court to identify the author of a(...)

The blog had published remarks about Petroceltic’s chief executive, Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Sara Freund?The Irish Times

The US owner of blogging service WordPress.com, has been directed by the High Court to identify the author of allegedly defamatory material posted abo(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: This week filed a case against Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland, the Irish unit of Wordpress’s US owner Automattic. Photograph: Sara Freund

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-headquartered exploration company, is taking a unit of the company behind Wordpress, the world’s most popular b(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: his company has accused Worldview, a 29 per cent shareholder, of trying to gain control of the company. Photograph: Sara Freund

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-headquartered oil explorer that is in a major dispute with its biggest shareholder, has called a second egm for(...)

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