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The Corrib gas project is the largest energy infrastructure development ever undertaken in Ireland.

Over the past decade, in excess of 6,000 people from more than 300 Irish companies have worked together to bring the gas ashore. Soon it will be powering Irish homes and businesses.

Read on to discover more about how Corrib has helped many individuals and companies as well as the Erris region to prosper and progress. 

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Arial shot of Erris coast in Ireland

See why Erris was voted the best place in Ireland to go wild

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Shay Murtagh’s business grew internationally after Corrib

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Corrib gave Shevlin Engineering opportunities to expand

Woman smiling at camera with coastal area in background

Bernie McManamon says Corrib was the dream start to her career

READ - LOCAL BENEFITS OF THE CORRIB GAS PROJECT

Galway’s GEEC drives forward at Shell’s Eco-marathon

A group of engineering students from NUI Galway designed and built a car that can travel from Galway to Dublin for just 13 cents. The three-wheeled ‘Geec’ (Galway Energy Efficient Car) runs on battery-electric and is twenty times more economical than a typical car.

Artistic Impressions of the Corrib Gas Project

The Royal Hibernian Academy’s 2012 exhibition, “Seán Keating and the ESB: Enlightenment and Legacy” was the inspiration for the Corrib gas project’s art commission.

Corrib gave us new skills and brought Mercury Engineering to a new level

When Mercury Engineering, one of Ireland’s leading mechanical and electrical engineering firms won its first contract on the Corrib project back in August of 2006, the company could have no idea what it would mean for it in the long term.

Belmullet - The Town that beat the Recession

The Corrib gas project helped the Mayo town of Belmullet and the surrounding area to beat the recession.

Shell protects Co. Mayo environment

A narrow and little visited river estuary in North Mayo has been the site of some of the most thoughtful environmental management and reinstatement undertaken in Ireland.

Why Corrib is good for Ireland

Corrib will make a major contribution to Ireland’s energy security, writes Shell Ireland Managing Director, Ronan Deasy.

Corrib provided the platform for Kilcawley’s growth

Sligo based Kilcawley Construction has been working on the Corrib project since 2007.

INFOGRAPHIC - CORRIB IN NUMBERS

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Find out some key facts about the Corrib project

 

GALLERIES - SEE HOW THE PROJECT TOOK SHAPE

Corrib in development

Corrib today