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#gas extraction

# gas-extraction - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first

Until we have an honest discussion about the limited number of energy choices available – and the risks and rewards of each – we will remain entirely at the mercy of global forces, writes Alice Whittaker.

# gas-extraction - Friday 13 April, 2012

Rabbitte: No licences for fracking before EPA finishes research

The communications minister says the Environmental Protection Agency will report back before any fracking can begin.

# gas-extraction - Monday 1 August, 2011

Column: Want to boost the economy and create jobs? Drill for gas

The Lough Allen basin contains around €10 billion worth of gas – and extracting it could be exactly what Ireland needs, writes energy prospector Richard Moorman.

# gas-extraction - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

'Serious concerns' over gas drilling in Lough Allen area

Underground gas worth €120billion could be tapped by the controversial ‘fracking’ process, which some have linked to serious environmental damage.