Monday March 16, 2015
Round up of other Irish and International stories
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Brent crude oil fell more than a dollar to a new five-year low today as producers forecast lower demand for their oil next year.
Monday December 01, 2014
Dublin and London-listed oil explorer Dragon Oil has abandoned plans to make an offer for Dublin-listed Algeria-focused oil producer Petroceltic.
Thursday November 13, 2014
The Islamic State militant group has released an audio recording it claims is of its chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, days after an air strike sparked rumours he had been wounded or killed.
Monday November 03, 2014
The Supreme Court has ruled that a man being sought by the US on terrorism charges can challenge the Director of Public Prosecution's decision not to prosecute him in Ireland.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Dragon Oil said it remained in "detailed discussions" regarding a possible offer for Algeria-focused oil producer Petroceltic as it maintained its annual production target.
Monday October 06, 2014
Exploration company Petroceltic International said today that it has received an acquisition proposal by rival oil firm Dragon Oil.
Thursday October 02, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims have begun a mass movement out of the holy city of Mecca towards the nearby Mina Valley in Saudi Arabia, beginning the hajj.
Saturday September 27, 2014
British fighter jets flew over Iraq today in first armed role since Islamic State militants swept across large areas of Northern Iraq in June.
Wednesday September 24, 2014
Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group have beheaded a Frenchman abducted in Algeria in a video posted online.