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

Sep 14th 2020, 4:30 PM 23,876 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 20,643 Views 147 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 27th 2019, 3:54 PM 6,493 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Nov 15th 2019, 6:45 AM 8,962 Views 39 Comments

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

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans
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# 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 11,018 Views 49 Comments

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

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

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach
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# 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 12,695 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.

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year
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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 10,584 Views 61 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 27th 2019, 1:30 PM 17,866 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 7th 2018, 9:58 PM 17,009 Views 72 Comments

*And we’re top five for electricity too.

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

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

Jul 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 17,866 Views 35 Comments

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

Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda
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Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda

Jul 26th 2018, 9:30 PM 12,750 Views 1 Comment

Traffic diversions are in place.

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices
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Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:46 PM 24,358 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 28th 2018, 7:29 AM 43,258 Views 81 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 27th 2018, 4:08 PM 14,795 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Jun 1st 2018, 1:56 PM 15,746 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.

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

Feb 8th 2018, 9:24 AM 23,330 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 8:42 AM 6,993 Views 5 Comments

Almost 1,500 people were taken to safety.

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

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

Jan 16th 2018, 9:25 AM 11,424 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened last night.

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

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

Jan 9th 2018, 5:12 PM 21,507 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

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

Oct 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 10,326 Views 9 Comments

Apparently in 2017, people still find boobs newsworthy.

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices
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SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices

Sep 29th 2017, 4:30 PM 15,520 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 restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach
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# Technical Failure

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 7:36 PM 18,018 Views 59 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 22nd 2017, 10:56 AM 37,597 Views 53 Comments

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

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

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy
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# 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 10,094 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 31st 2017, 7:12 AM 20,080 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 28th 2017, 5:48 PM 15,937 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.

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

Jun 20th 2017, 2:50 PM 22,058 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Jun 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,654 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

May 23rd 2017, 10:21 PM 31,466 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 7:11 AM 19,787 Views 65 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 4th 2017, 6:25 PM 19,823 Views 119 Comments

At least 58 people died in the attack.

Tipperary man fined for carrying out gas repairs without qualifications
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Tipperary man fined for carrying out gas repairs without qualifications

Mar 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,936 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:51 PM 19,010 Views 56 Comments

The driver had been listed as ‘being radicalised’.

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

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

Feb 28th 2017, 1:45 PM 22,215 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jan 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 16,395 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 5th 2017, 8:22 PM 11,443 Views 1 Comment

Get Maury on the phone.

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

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

Sep 5th 2016, 2:15 PM 13,687 Views 27 Comments

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

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