Brian Mullins

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Louise Browne of Gas Networks Ireland. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney / Provision

Total gas demand for the first quarter of 2021 closed up 2 per cent on the same quarter in 2020, with increased electricity demand powering much of th(...)

 Jack O’Shea, matter-of-factly let his retirement from a career that earned seven All-Irelands drop in the dressingroom after Clare’s monumental Munster title win in 1992. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

I shall be as delicate as possible in recalling this in order to preserve anonymity. An irascible boss arrives at a promotional event to find that it (...)

Wind power generated 43 per cent of total monthly electricity demand in December.

Gas demand for power generation was up 8.7 per cent year-on-year in December, according to figures released by Gas Networks Ireland, as the national g(...)

John Connellan in action for Westmeath. “The thing has snowballed and nobody has sat down and performed a forensic analysis of where we’re actually going. It has been allowed to gather momentum to the point where it’s a runaway train.” Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

John Connellan could generally be found in a Dublin jersey growing up in Athlone, drilling frees like Charlie Redmond and jinking past imaginary defen(...)

Strong wind generation, particularly towards the start of the month, saw wind account for 39.9 per cent of energy.

The State’s power generation is now nearly fully based on gas and wind energy, with 85 per cent of power supply coming from these two energy pillars i(...)

Brian Fenton wins a high ball during the semi-final victory over Cavan. He has all the attributes of a top midfielder  But it’s his decision-making and innate  footballing ability which are key assets for Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When you watch Brian Fenton, you’d be wrong to just watch Brian Fenton. He looked unplayable at times against Cavan on Saturday night, the complete mi(...)

Gas demand was 6 per cent lower compared to October 2019. Photograph: iStock

Demand for gas in homes and businesses rose in October as temperatures dropped, but still failed to match last year’s levels as ongoing restrictions t(...)

Residential gas demand was strong in August, finishing up 4 per cent higher year on year.  Photograph: iStock

Gas demand recovered in recent weeks, with usage in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry and tourism ahead of 2019 levels, according to new figur(...)

Although several sports have resumed activities, there has been an impermanent feel to the schedules with the shadow of shutdowns, caused by Covid-19 infection, ever present.

With all of the focus currently aimed at the return of schools and the sharp intakes of breath concerning its prospects of success, the situation for (...)

The lockdown led to an overall decline of 2.3% in gas demand   in the six months ended June 30th, compared to the first half of 2019. Photograph: iStock

The Corrib Field is now Ireland’s sole domestic source of natural gas – the fuel that provides most of the country’s electricity – after the Kinsale r(...)

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