Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 0°C Monday 25 January 2021

#Gas

# gas - Monday 14 September, 2020

Detection of phosphine in Venus’ clouds ‘indicates potential for life’
# Phone Home
# Phone Home

Detection of phosphine in Venus’ clouds ‘indicates potential for life’

Sep 14th 2020, 4:30 PM 23,872 Views 35 Comments

The gas has been detected in the atmosphere of Venus, suggesting the planet could host unknown photochemical or geochemical processes.

# gas - Monday 6 January, 2020

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 20,544 Views 147 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton says today is a ‘hugely important step’ in underpinning measures of the Climate Action Plan.

# gas - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Taoiseach unsure if ban on foreign fracked gas would breach international trade law
# Cork Harbour
# Cork Harbour

Taoiseach unsure if ban on foreign fracked gas would breach international trade law

Nov 27th 2019, 3:54 PM 6,491 Views 16 Comments

Concerns have been raised about imported fracked gas being brought in to Ireland through the Port of Cork.

# gas - Friday 15 November, 2019

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed

Nov 15th 2019, 6:45 AM 8,911 Views 39 Comments

Ireland will be aiming to generate 70% of its electricity through renewable methods, Minister Bruton said.

# gas - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans
# OIL PRICE
# OIL PRICE

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans

Nov 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,011 Views 49 Comments

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

# gas - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears, UK government announces
# Fracking
# Fracking

Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears, UK government announces

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:21 PM 17,859 Views 25 Comments

The UK government’s new stance on the issue follows that of both Labour and Liberal Democrats.

# gas - Friday 1 November, 2019

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach
# IRELAND'S ENERGY
# IRELAND'S ENERGY

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach

Nov 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 12,659 Views 39 Comments

Varadkar said Ireland’s first LNG terminal in the Shannon estuary in north Kerry could be the answer to Ireland’s energy security.

# gas - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year
# Climate Emergency Bill
# Climate Emergency Bill

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year

Jul 25th 2019, 7:20 AM 10,572 Views 60 Comments

He said new licences would not be countenanced in any future negotiations on a programme for government.

# gas - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Electric Ireland announces 4% price increase on gas and electricity from April
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

Electric Ireland announces 4% price increase on gas and electricity from April

Feb 27th 2019, 1:30 PM 17,859 Views 40 Comments

It is the second time the company has raised its prices in the last year.

# gas - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Only Sweden is more expensive for EU gas prices than Ireland*
# Fingers Burned
# Fingers Burned

Only Sweden is more expensive for EU gas prices than Ireland*

Aug 7th 2018, 9:58 PM 17,005 Views 72 Comments

*And we’re top five for electricity too.

# gas - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Plans for new plant in Laois to turn brown bin waste into renewable gas
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

Plans for new plant in Laois to turn brown bin waste into renewable gas

Jul 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 17,845 Views 35 Comments

This gas will be injected into the national grid for supply through the existing gas network to homes and commercial businesses.

# gas - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda
# Gas Leak
# Gas Leak

Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda

Jul 26th 2018, 9:30 PM 12,748 Views 1 Comment

Traffic diversions are in place.

# gas - Monday 2 July, 2018

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices
# Not Gas
# Not Gas

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:46 PM 24,355 Views 52 Comments

Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest Irish energy companies to up their prices.

# gas - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad
# Danny Bible
# Danny Bible

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad

Jun 28th 2018, 7:29 AM 43,256 Views 81 Comments

Danny Bible had murdered at least four people over a span of two decades.

# gas - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Electric Ireland customers to see gas and electricity price hikes from next month
# Electric Ireland
# Electric Ireland

Electric Ireland customers to see gas and electricity price hikes from next month

Jun 27th 2018, 4:08 PM 14,793 Views 31 Comments

The company is increasing its residential electricity prices and residential gas prices from 1 August.

# gas - Friday 1 June, 2018

Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year
# Energy
# Energy

Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year

Jun 1st 2018, 1:56 PM 15,745 Views 52 Comments

The company said the decision to raise prices was made in response to sustained increases in wholesale energy costs on global markets.

# gas - Thursday 8 February, 2018

People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer
# Toxic
# Toxic

People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer

Feb 8th 2018, 9:24 AM 23,290 Views 21 Comments

The ESRI has linked cancer figures with geographical data on radon gas.

# gas - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Gas leak in London's West End causes 2am evacuation from hotel and nightclub
# Charing Cross
# Charing Cross

Gas leak in London's West End causes 2am evacuation from hotel and nightclub

Jan 23rd 2018, 8:42 AM 6,992 Views 5 Comments

Almost 1,500 people were taken to safety.

# gas - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'
# Antwerp
# Antwerp

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'

Jan 16th 2018, 9:25 AM 11,423 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened last night.

# gas - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after discussing gas deal outside strip club
# Under The Influence
# Under The Influence

Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after discussing gas deal outside strip club

Jan 9th 2018, 5:12 PM 21,502 Views 43 Comments

A recording of the conversation also includes talk of strippers and prostitutes.

# gas - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria
# Baumgarten
# Baumgarten

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria

Dec 12th 2017, 11:00 AM 10,895 Views 12 Comments

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

# gas - Monday 30 October, 2017

Zara Larsson shut down a journalist who wrote an article about her nipples
# Gas
From The Daily Edge
# Gas

Zara Larsson shut down a journalist who wrote an article about her nipples

Oct 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 10,316 Views 9 Comments

Apparently in 2017, people still find boobs newsworthy.

# gas - Friday 29 September, 2017

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices

Sep 29th 2017, 4:30 PM 15,515 Views 70 Comments

Three in five Irish households were forced to borrow to meet the costs of essential bills last year, according to a spokesperson for Switcher.ie.

# gas - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach
# Technical Failure
# Technical Failure

Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach

Sep 23rd 2017, 7:36 PM 18,012 Views 59 Comments

Clean supply has been restored to a number of area following the incident.

# gas - Friday 22 September, 2017

'We were given guarantees': Minister calls for investigation after odourless gas enters public supply
# Corrib Gas Plant
# Corrib Gas Plant

'We were given guarantees': Minister calls for investigation after odourless gas enters public supply

Sep 22nd 2017, 10:56 AM 37,591 Views 54 Comments

Michael Ring said that he was “extremely concerned” over how the odourless gas managed to enter the wider network.

# gas - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Gas users in Galway and Mayo told to turn off supply for up to 72 hours
# Colourless And Odourless
# Colourless And Odourless

Gas users in Galway and Mayo told to turn off supply for up to 72 hours

Sep 21st 2017, 9:52 PM 13,407 Views 20 Comments

The odourless gas would not be detectable in the event of a gas leak.

# gas - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy

Sep 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,093 Views 19 Comments

A new government consultation wants feedback on how we fund sustainable energy in Ireland.

# gas - Monday 31 July, 2017

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'
# Sydney
# Sydney

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'

Jul 31st 2017, 7:12 AM 20,079 Views 30 Comments

Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.

# gas - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'A great victory': Onshore fracking is just one step away from being completely banned in Ireland
# Final Stages
# Final Stages

'A great victory': Onshore fracking is just one step away from being completely banned in Ireland

Jun 28th 2017, 5:48 PM 15,925 Views 59 Comments

The Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016 will be signed into law by the president in the coming days.

# gas - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Longford is getting natural gas for the first time after €3 million Center Parcs deal

Longford is getting natural gas for the first time after €3 million Center Parcs deal

Jun 20th 2017, 2:50 PM 22,052 Views 29 Comments

The agreement with Gas Networks Ireland will provide heating fuel for the €233 million Longford Forest development.

# gas - Thursday 8 June, 2017

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500
# Complaints
# Complaints

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500

Jun 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,622 Views 6 Comments

The regulator said it is important that customers know their rights.

# gas - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

460,000 people in Ireland could be exposed to cancer-causing radon
# Hidden Gas
# Hidden Gas

460,000 people in Ireland could be exposed to cancer-causing radon

May 23rd 2017, 10:21 PM 31,442 Views 33 Comments

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas, which does not have a taste, odour or colour.

# gas - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired

Apr 12th 2017, 7:11 AM 19,784 Views 65 Comments

“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”

# gas - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria
# Six Years Of War
# Six Years Of War

US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria

Apr 4th 2017, 6:25 PM 19,822 Views 119 Comments

At least 58 people died in the attack.

# gas - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Tipperary man fined for carrying out gas repairs without qualifications
# Gas Works
# Gas Works

Tipperary man fined for carrying out gas repairs without qualifications

Mar 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,893 Views 17 Comments

The number of prosecutions taken by the CER has continued to rise annually since 2011.

# gas - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped
# Belgium
# Belgium

Part of Brussels sealed off after car filled with gas canisters driven by known radical stopped

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:51 PM 19,006 Views 56 Comments

The driver had been listed as ‘being radicalised’.

# gas - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway
# Hotspot
# Hotspot

Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway

Feb 28th 2017, 1:45 PM 22,191 Views 16 Comments

Up to 250 radon-related lung cancer cases are diagnosed in Ireland each year.

# gas - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting
# Gas
# Gas

Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting

Jan 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 16,393 Views 31 Comments

Agriculture is the single largest contributor to Ireland’s overall greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for over 30%.

# gas - Thursday 5 January, 2017

A teenager had a very amusing reaction to her dog having black puppies
# You Are Not The Father
From The Daily Edge
# You Are Not The Father

A teenager had a very amusing reaction to her dog having black puppies

Jan 5th 2017, 8:22 PM 11,442 Views 1 Comment

Get Maury on the phone.

# gas - Monday 5 September, 2016

Shell fined €1k and ordered to pay €15k in legal costs over gas flaring
# Corrib
# Corrib

Shell fined €1k and ordered to pay €15k in legal costs over gas flaring

Sep 5th 2016, 2:15 PM 13,681 Views 27 Comments

The prosecution was brought by the Environmental Protection Agency following complaints from locals.

1 2 3 4 5