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Shannon LNG has all permissions to build its fracked gas import terminal quashed in the Irish High Court after 13-year battle

Safety Before LNG

[Shell to Sea] Congratulations to campaigners against Shannon LNG on their latest victory.  Lovely tribute to Corrib and anti-fracking campaigners at the end of this press release.

- Conclusion of legal process opens window for an Irish ban on the importation of fracked gas as agreed in the Programme for Government.  

Local campaigners in North Kerry in the South-West of Ireland are reacting with sheer delight today at the news that the Irish High Court has quashed all developement consent for the Shannon LNG US fracked gas import terminal on the Shannon Estuary. Shannon LNG and New Fortress Energy have now lost ALL acquired rights to import fracked gas into Ireland.

Posted Date: 
11 November 2020

Corrib gas contractors test positive for Covid-19

Keith Bourke - Western People

Three UK-based contractors who travelled to Ireland to work at the Corrib Gas terminal in north Mayo have tested positive for Covid-19.

Vermilion Exploration & Production Ireland Limited, which operates the Corrib gas field, has confirmed the positive case results this afternoon.

Posted Date: 
4 September 2020

Cork man sues for damages over alleged unlawful arrest at Shell to Sea protest

Ann O'Loughlin - Irish Examiner

A High Court jury is due to begin considering its verdict on a damages action by a man who claims he was unlawfully assaulted by gardaí during a Shell to Sea protest in Co. Mayo.

The protest held on August 20, 2011, was aimed at frustrating the approach to the Shell refinery entrance of a vehicle convoy on the public road at Glenamoy, near Belmullet.

A video recording of the protest was shown during Raymond Hanrahan’s case against the Garda Commissioner and State.

Posted Date: 
20 February 2020

Fred Wilcox speaking about his book on Corrib - Shamrocks and Oil Slicks

Deep Green Resistance


Fred Wilcox—Environmental anti-war activist—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio—2019-12-01

Posted Date: 
23 December 2019

Canadian pension group has taken €414m from Corrib gas

Gordon Deegan - Irish Times

The Canadian-owned entity that acquired Shell Ireland’s 45 per cent interest in Corrib gas has already taken €414.8 million in dividends from the operation of the gas field.

Posted Date: 
11 October 2019
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