Shares in Irish exploration company Providence Resources jumped by as much as 12% after it announced that Tony O’Reilly - its chief executive since 2005 - has left the company; stepping down as CEO and resigning from the board with immediate effect.
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
It's the right thing to do under the circumstances but no one knows whether the €1.2bn Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe says he has ringfenced to alleviate the worst effects of a crash-out Brexit will be enough.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
Vested interests degrade society. DUP spurning best of both worlds, EU-UK withdrawal agreement between 28 EU states, two years negotiated 585 pages. Right-wing UK press laughs at “remainers” and “backstop”, courting social disaster sneering at the EU that brought peace, prosperity to member states over seven decades.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
WITH roles in prolific TV dramas like Taken Down and Charlie, Cork actor Gavin O’Connor is having a successful career. However he also has a passion for writing, and his first novel, Mojo, was a labour of love. “I sat down one day on the good advice of a friend of mine and it just poured out of me. I finished it pretty quickly. It’s about a boy band who reunite 10 years and 10lbs too late only to be double-crossed by their ex-manager and record company. There was so much comedy to mine from that set-up too,” he says.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
It’s not what you would call gripping TV. But it’s soothing. If it were made now, it would be called ‘Slow TV’, something which is apparently All The Rage In Norway.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
was chatting with interesting VIPs during his break in the Netherlands, but seems to have been even more impressed by their new no-water house plant for a future of rising seas, the amaryllis.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2018
In her article of October 7, under the headline “Ireland relied on support of others...it mustn’t look away as Catalans chart own freedom”, Marina Devlin compared the armed Spanish police disruption of the Catalan independence referendum to the 1916 Rising.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
As far as energy is concerned, potential Brexit tariffs and the sterling exchange rate are red herrings. Tariffs — as opposed to transport costs — are no big deal in the oil, gas or electricity exploration and production industries.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
IT WAS pleasant indeed to be rafting down the River Vltava in Bohemia in Czech Republic of a Sunday afternoon, so pleasant that some of us said that, one day, we’d paddle all the way to the Elbe and across Germany to the North Sea, writes
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Providence Resources boss Tony O’Reilly Jr has said landing a development partner for the company’s headline asset — the Barryroe oil and gas field off the Cork coast — remains the top priority despite a potential deal collapsing in the last few months.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
The Irish Coast Guard’s five search and rescue helicopters, operated by CHC Ireland, were grounded for a time earlier this year following an advisory from the aircraft manufacturer issued after an incident in the North Sea.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
Providence Resources and Europa Oil and Gas – two of the most active exploration companies in Irish waters – are confident of further deal activity after both landing development partners for assets they hold off the west coast of the country.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
The Government has been urged to ensure an upcoming Cold War era cat-and-mouse game between the British and Russian military, which will potentially play out off our coast, does not spill into Irish-controlled airspace and cause passenger jets to be grounded or diverted.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016