The Rossport five: Michael Ó Seighin, Brendan Philbin, Willie Corduff, Vincent McGrath and Philip McGrath leaving the Four Courts after being released from prison in 2005.

As gas is flared into the skies above north Mayo, it is worth reflecting on a project that has been one of modern Ireland’s greatest scandals, a stunn(...)

A section of the Corrib gas line at Aughoose, Co Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shell to Sea has appealed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to raise the issue of policing the Corrib gas dispute with the Governme(...)

Archbishop Desmond Tutu:  called for urgent and comprehensive inquiry. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

South African archbishop Desmond Tutu and former United Nations assistant secretary gener(...)

Chairman of the convention Tom Arnold said the issue of blasphemy would be discussed today
 (Sat)
 at a meeting in Malahide, Co Dublin. 
and 
Tomorrow, it 
the convention 
would begin discussing the 500 submissions which would be categorised under “four or five manageable headings by our academic and legal experts”.

The Constitutional ban on blasphemy will be discussed at the Constitutional Convention this weekend.The convention will also begin discussing more th(...)

A file image showing Shell employees  dismantling  a section of the Corrib gas line, at Aughoose, Co Mayo in 2005.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shell E&P Ireland said today it welcomes an examination by An Garda Síochána of allegations that a contractor delivered large quantities of alcoho(...)

Protest posters outside the entrance site to the Ballinaboy, Co Mayo site in 2006 when Shell were building a processing terminal for the Corrib Gas Field.

An Garda Síochána has appointed a senior officer to examine claims a company contracted to Shell E&P Ireland delivered large quantities of alcohol(...)