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The site for the new Terminal at Bellanaboy Bridge in 2005 prior to the removal of peat.

2005 - The site for the Bellanaboy Bridge gas terminal prior to construction.

The onshore section of the pipeline being installed at Lenamore

The onshore section of the pipeline being installed at Lenamore

In 2009, the Solitaire pipe laying vessel laid the 83 Kms long offshore section of the Corrib pipeline.

In 2009, the Solitaire pipe laying vessel laid the 83 Kms long offshore section of the Corrib pipeline.

The 4.9km long Corrib Tunnel was excavated under Sruwaddacon Bay using a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) called ‘Fionnuala’.  The TBM was 140m long and weighted 500 tonnes

The 4.9km long Corrib Tunnel was excavated under Sruwaddacon Bay using a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) called ‘Fionnuala’. The TBM was 140m long and weighted 500 tonnes.

Paul Hughes (Shell Tunnel Manager) and Holger Joneleit (BAM Civil/Wayss & Freytag JV) with ‘Fionnuala’ having successfully completed the longest tunnel in Ireland and the longest gas tunnel in Europe

Paul Hughes (Shell Tunnel Manager) and Holger Joneleit (BAM Civil/Wayss & Freytag JV) with ‘Fionnuala’ having successfully completed the longest tunnel in Ireland and the longest gas tunnel in Europe

Over €1 billion was spent with 300 world-class Irish contractors, sub-contractors and consultancies to deliver Corrib

Over €1.1 billion was spent with 300+ Irish contractors, sub-contractors and consultancies to build Corrib

The 83 Kms long pipeline from the Corrib gas field, made landfall in Broadhaven Bay.

The 83 Kms long pipeline from the Corrib gas field, made landfall in Broadhaven Bay.

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