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October 2009

The Great Gas Giveaway on RTE radio

On the Marian Finucane show on Sunday 4th October, Caroline Simmons raises the possibility of changing the terms of the Oil & Gas exploration licences as a way out of our financial difficulties. 

Marian changes the subject...

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Shell to Sea Campaigners Vindicated in Belmullet District Court

Niall Harnett - Indymedia

A bitter sweet day in court, with many acquittals, a great fight by the lawyers and the exposure of Judge David Anderson.

Shell's contempt court challenge adjourned


A DISTRICT Court judge who recently ruled that Shell E&P Ireland was in contempt of court has agreed to adjourn an application to clarify the case in the High Court.

At a sitting of Westport District Court in Co Mayo yesterday, Judge Mary Devins allowed time for legal representatives of Shell E&P Ireland and Monica Muller of Rossport South to agree on wording of issues to be clarified.

Funds for parish affected by gas project

LORNA SIGGINS Western Correspondent

TWO GOVERNMENT Ministers involved in efforts to resolve the Corrib gas conflict have secured €750,000 in funding for the north Mayo parish most affected by the project.