Wednesday June 3, 2020

Pat Rabbitte: The Corrib delay has a silver lining

The Erris Peninsula, traditionally haunted by emigration, has had a good recession

1st November, 2015
the Shell gas project off north Mayo faced numerous protests

A decade later than planned, the Shell gas project off north Mayo is finally about to come ashore. For a country with an annual oil and gas import bill of more than €6 billion, a gas supply that will at peak meet 60 per cent of our need is welcome. Peak, however, could be less than ten years because the Corrib field is not an especially big one.

It did, however, generate one hell of a...

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