Why are we 'Giving Away' our Oil & Gas?

"The licensing option is operated by Total Ireland, who has a 50pc share, Providence who has a 40pc share, with the remaining 10pc share owned by Sosina Exploration."

Leaving Ireland with...?

Irish oil and exploration company Providence Resources has announced that it has applied to the Minister of Communications for a Frontier Exploration Licence in respect of its undrilled

"It's better to have a smaller piece of a massive pie than a bigger piece of nothing.

And nothing is what Providence would have had from Barryroe if it didn't get a deal done."

And nothing is precisely what Ireland will get from the deal that has [ensured that the Irish people have] been done.

Samuel Beckett wrote