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Public meeting on controversial Shannon LNG

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As the High Court prepares to hear a Judicial Review next week on the Shannon liquified natural gas’s planning permission, campaigners against the terminal on the Shannon Estuary are hosting an awareness-raising event in Galway.

Gas finally flows from Corrib Gas Field

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Natural gas flowed for the first time from the controversial Corrib Gas Field today (Wednesday, December 29). The project which has been dogged with controversy for many years received the final approvals it needed for the gas to flow from the Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Alex White on Tuesday (December, 28) evening.

Calls for Mayo to 'wake up' on fracking issue

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Mayo needs to wake up to the reality that the controversial method of extracting natural gas from rock — known as fracking — could soon become a major issue in the county.

Mayo needs to wake up on controversial fracking issue

Mayo needs to wake up to the reality that the controversial method of extracting natural gas from rock — known as fracking — could soon become a major issue in the county.

Athenry considered for connection to the natural gas grid

Athenry is to be considered for connection to the natural gas grid after Bord Gais Networks and Gaslink carried out a study of towns not connected to the gas network.

“Prudence” and policy should guard Shannon from fracking fears

The integrity of the Shannon would be secured into the future if Ireland was to follow the German lead in relation to the controversial mining practice of fracking, it was revealed this week.

Extension to natural gas could save €20.6 million in the north west

Government investment in natural gas infrastructure could bring significant economic benefits to businesses and households in the Western Region. By extending and upgrading the grid infrastructure in the northwest, competitiveness for key industry sectors could be enhanced. Businesses are currently paying an estimated €16 million more each year for fuel than they would be if they could use natural gas. Annual energy prices for newly connected households could be reduced by up to €485 per household and almost 61 tonnes of savings in CO2 emissions could be secured. That is according to a policy briefing published by the Western Development Commission (WDC), ‘Why Invest in Gas? Benefits of natural gas infrastructure for the North West’.

Get more for less in Oranhill

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No 23 Oranhill Avenue is one of a few four bedroom detached family homes with garage which were built by Orcon Construction in 2006, situated just off the Maree Road in Oranmore. These homes have proven a popular choice with young couples and growing families as they offer a quality build and contemporary design set on generous sites within a 10 minute walk of the village centre.

Bord Gáis works in Ballinrobe

A meeting last week between Bord Gáis, GMC Civil and Mechanical Engineering Ltd and local community and business representative in Ballinrobe, outlined details of the €4m construction project to bring natural gas to the town, with its arrival scheduled for autumn.

Bord Gáis Networks and Hotel Westport win environment award

Earlier this year Bord Gáis Networks won the Sustainable and Environmentally Enhancing Product award at the Catex Exhibition, the annual showcase event for the hospitality industry. Bord Gáis Networks’ award was for its case study on the application of Combined Heat and Power at Hotel Westport.  They recently presented the award to the Management Team at Hotel Westport in recognition of the work undertaken to reduce their CO2 emissions through the selection of a more environmentally friendly technology and fuel.


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