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A 40m gas flare from the Ocean Guardian drilling rig during a well production test at the Corrib field in 2014.

Gas Networks Ireland says it is confident that safe gas has been fully restored throughout Galway and Mayo, following the alert late last week affecti(...)

Gardaí engage in a shoving match with protesters outside the Corrib gas terminal site in Ballinaboy, Co Mayo. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Energy company Shell has sold its 45 per cent stake in the Corrib gas field to a unit of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in a deal worth (...)

The project to pump gas ashore from the Corrib field 80km off north Mayo was pioneered by Enterprise Ireland from 1996 and sold to Royal Dutch Shell in 2002

Royal Dutch Shell’s proposed sale of its major share in the Corrib gas field came as little surprise to residents in Erris, Co Mayo whose views are st(...)

Under measures to be agreed by Cabinet this week  laptop and tablet owners will not be forced to pay the TV licence

The Government backed off plans to force owners of PCs, laptops and tablets to pay a TV licence because it was frightened of a water charges-style pro(...)

Senator David Norris on Budget 2017: “I think it is a complete and utter waste of time. It has been leaked for weeks.”

David Norris spoke for many on Tuesday afternoon after Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe performed the traditional reading of the budget leaks into t(...)

Ireland’s last Six Nations triumph in 2015. Photograph: Inpho

Rugby fans may have to pay to watch the Six Nations from 2021 - after the competition was not added to the list of Ireland’s compulsory free-to-air s(...)

Gas flaring at Shell’s Corrib gas terminal in Co Mayo.

North Mayo residents living close to the Corrib gas refinery have expressed disappointment at the level of sanction imposed on Shell E&P Ireland o(...)

Former minister for communications  Alex White has accused Sinn Féin of having ‘very little impact’ on the Easter Rising commemorations. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has made “very little impact” on the Easter Rising commemorations, a former Labour minister has said. Former minister for communications A(...)

A gas flaring incident at the Shell-operated Bellanaboy Terminal in Co Mayo. Photograph: Shay Fennelly

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is prosecuting Shell E&P Ireland for breaching its emissions license at the Corrib gas refinery in north(...)

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin: party has announced its new-look front bench.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Labour leader Brendan Howlin has denied his party has done a deal with Fianna Fáil to ensure the Government is defeated on certain Dáil motions. Mr (...)

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