Tuesday October 20, 2020

New firms’ LNG plans would make Ireland major exporter of gas

Latest proposals from Predator Oil & Gas are the most ambitious fossil fuel plans Ireland has ever seen – and they run contrary to what the Greens’ base wants

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

18th October, 2020
A gas carrier moored close to a liquefied natural gas power plant

Eamon Ryan has a habit of giving hostages to fortune. In 2005, the Green Party TD was pictured protesting against the Corrib gas pipeline with the Shell to Sea campaign. Two years later, he was the minister in charge of making it a reality.

It was one of the starkest examples of a politician campaigning in poetry and governing in prose. But more than that, it was a cautionary tale about the limits of office and...

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