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From TheJournal.ie Clare Daly says gardaí at Corrib gas site are the “hired hands" of Shell Hysterical Screeches

Clare Daly says gardaí at Corrib gas site are the “hired hands" of Shell

The Taoiseach said that it was “professional” protestors who had “caused the trouble”.

From TheJournal.ie European gas shortage looms after Russia cuts Ukraine's gas Pipeline

European gas shortage looms after Russia cuts Ukraine's gas

Last-ditch talks failed to resolve a price dispute.

The BBC has altered its schedule tonight to pay tribute to Rik Mayall

It’s ditching Stephen Fry for some classic comedy…

From TheJournal.ie More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April Cer

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April

However, many of these may have been properties deemed vacant.

The Burning Question*: Gas or charcoal BBQ? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Gas or charcoal BBQ?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating Poverty

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

From TheJournal.ie From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices Deregulated

From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices

Price experts say it’s a good thing because it means better competition.

From TheJournal.ie Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer Gas Character

Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer

The man was given probation for installing a boiler without a licence.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many homes had their gas and electricity disconnected last year Energy

Here's how many homes had their gas and electricity disconnected last year

There has been a decline in disconnection of both gas and electricity, the Commission for Energy Regulation said today.

From TheJournal.ie Engage with your energy supplier and you won't be cut off Deal

Engage with your energy supplier and you won't be cut off

That’s the guarantee under a new code of practice providers have signed up to.

From TheJournal.ie Russia threatens to cut off Ukrainian gas in three weeks Gas Stuff

Russia threatens to cut off Ukrainian gas in three weeks

Russia has told its neighbour “pay the debts and we can agree something”.

From The42 Conway and Hurley tries give Munster 20-12 half-time lead Gas

Conway and Hurley tries give Munster 20-12 half-time lead

Rob Penney’s men have had a mixed bag of a start against Edinburgh in Meggetland.

From TheJournal.ie The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead Anniversary

The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead

The Branch Davidians was a sect that separated from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1955 and were led by David Koresh .

From TheJournal.ie Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries Climate Change

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

From TheJournal.ie Over 15,000 gas and electricity customers were cut-off for not paying in 2013 Bills Bills Bills

Over 15,000 gas and electricity customers were cut-off for not paying in 2013

That’s down significantly on the previous year.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion' Danger

Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'

A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland can't replicate the US shale gas boom – and it shouldn't try Fracking

Column: Ireland can't replicate the US shale gas boom – and it shouldn't try

Ireland would like to replicate the US shale gas boom but geography, history, and lack of energy infrastructure will prevent this – and the risks to the economy might not be worth the benefit from any gas produced, writes John O’Donnell.

From TheJournal.ie Are you a Bord Gáis customer? Expect to see another price increase next month Energy Regulator

Are you a Bord Gáis customer? Expect to see another price increase next month

The company says it expects this to be last adjustment to tariffs of its kind.

From TheJournal.ie This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe Energy Flow

This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe

Apart from the obvious fear of international violence.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The fight for the future of Ukraine is not over – not by a long shot Ukraine

Column: The fight for the future of Ukraine is not over – not by a long shot

The deal struck between the government and opposition in Ukraine is a win for the EU … but Russia is not out of the fight, David Moloney.

From TheJournal.ie Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion Blaze

Eight homes evacuated in the middle of the night after gas explosion

A fire broke out at around 4am in a quiet residential road in Baldoyle, north Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Did you switch your energy provider last year? More than 300,000 did Sparks Fly

Did you switch your energy provider last year? More than 300,000 did

Consumers shied away from major electricity suppliers.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed Mayo

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

From TheJournal.ie Leitrim county councillors vote to ban fracking Fracking

Leitrim county councillors vote to ban fracking

Though councillors voted overwhelmingly in favour of the motion, plans in the county can still be approved with one councillor who voted for the ban saying it was “basically a waste of time”.

These people's days have been ruined by other people's farts

C’mon guys, we’re better than this!

From TheJournal.ie Column: The EU’s Eastern Partnership in tatters – is a fresh energy strategy the answer? Opinion

Column: The EU’s Eastern Partnership in tatters – is a fresh energy strategy the answer?

The creation of a vibrant renewable energy sector would not only give the EaP countries energy independence, it would also reduce Russian political interference in their affairs, writes David Moloney.

Here are some lovely Christmas memories as shared by you!

From heartwarming Santa sightings to farting at mass…

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis sale is 'selling the family silver' - union boss Sale Of State Assets

Bord Gáis sale is 'selling the family silver' - union boss

Arthur Hall said that the government had accepted a deal below what the company is worth.

From TheJournal.ie Bids for Bord Gáis Energy are "not acceptable" - Rabbitte Energy

Bids for Bord Gáis Energy are "not acceptable" - Rabbitte

The gas provider will stay in State ownership after a suitable bid was not received by the government.

From TheJournal.ie Pros and cons of fracking in Ireland to be examined by two-year research study Fracking

Pros and cons of fracking in Ireland to be examined by two-year research study

The EPA notes that although there are currently no hydraulic fracturing (fracking) projects under way in Ireland, the gas exploration method “is an emerging issue”.

Why would anyone fill their car up like this Kerry driver? Gas

Why would anyone fill their car up like this Kerry driver?

A baffling sight spotted in Tralee.

From TheJournal.ie Energia to create 100 jobs in residential power move Energy

Energia to create 100 jobs in residential power move

The business provides energy and gas to 65,000 businesses, but will move into residential power in early 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter Buuuurrrrrrr

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer-causing radon found in over 430 Irish homes Cancer Danger

Cancer-causing radon found in over 430 Irish homes

One home in Tralee was found to have 26 times the acceptable level of radon.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Ombudsman to investigate Shell 'booze bribes' allegations Corrib

Garda Ombudsman to investigate Shell 'booze bribes' allegations

Shell said it welcomes the news of an investigation, and that it will co-operate fully.

From TheJournal.ie New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects Legislation

New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the aim of the new bill will be to streamline the process for infrastructure development.

From TheJournal.ie Gas and electricity prices increase from today Household Charges

Gas and electricity prices increase from today

Gas customers of Bord Gáis, ESB Electric Ireland and Airtricity will see higher prices in their next bill.

From TheJournal.ie Most industries plan to hire more staff, but overall employment to drop in Q4 Labour Market

Most industries plan to hire more staff, but overall employment to drop in Q4

Employment in Leinster and Connacht is set to be hit the hardest, dropping by 8 per cent.