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November 2006

Labour critical of FF and FG stance on Corrib row

Lorna Siggins - Irish Times

Monday 13th Nov 2006

Labour Party president Michael D Higgins has criticised the Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny over their stance on the Corrib gas issue, and has said that the north Mayo community has "genuine grievances".

He said Bertie Ahern was "distorting the facts" in relation to planning approval for the complete project. He also said it was "simply wrong" to suggest that the Shell to Sea campaign had been "infiltrated".

What Really Happened in Bellanaboy?

Gaz Barrett - BuckFast For Breakfast - November 11th, 2006

Following events in Rossport yesterday, a narrative has emerged of violent protests including the use of a car as a battering ram. Comments from contributors to this site have thrown accusations at Shell To Sea, accusing them of attacking ‘busloads of workers,’ ‘committing criminal damage,’ and possibly using a car as a ram to injure Gardai.

An Open Letter to the Minister For Justice: Michael Mc Dowell

Making the Strategic Infrastructure Bill an Election Issue. (Rossport and Poolbeg) -

10th November 2006