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June 2013

Press Release: Two campaigners arrested on six year anniversary of Pullathomas Pier violence

Six years on after the garda violence of Pullathomas Pier on the community the violence continues. Yesterday Shell to sea spokesperson Terence Conway and one other protester are arrested.

Press release: Campaigners walk Shell's pipeline route to highlight Coillte sale

Issued by Rossport Solidarity Camp
Monday 10th June 2013

Campaigners walk Shell's pipeline route to highlight Coillte sale
-- National Walk in the Woods Day event in Co. Mayo --

At 3pm on Sunday the 9th of June over thirty campaigners walked the route of Shell’s Corrib gas pipeline in Aughoose Co. Mayo. The route consists of 3km of destroyed Coillte forestry between Shell’s tunnelling launch pit and the dormant Corrib gas refinery at Bellanaboy.

Come to Rossport Solidarity Camp Week of Action - 21st to 30th of June

Rossport Solidarity Camp - YouTube

In Mayo, Shell are attempting to build a 5km tunnel under Sruwaddacon Estuary to bring in a high pressure raw gas pipe to their inland refinery.
They are having considerable difficulties with the tunnel.  It's time to add to those difficulties.  Come to the Rossport Solidarity Camp week of action from the 21st to 30th of June.

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3 June 2013 / Eddie Hobbs: Lunchtime Newstalk

Own OurOil - YouTube

Chatting with Jonathan Healy on Newstalk, Eddie Hobbs continues to expel some of the myths surrounding oil & gas exploration in Ireland & talks about Ireland's latest citizens initiative, Own Our Oil. For more information visit

Posted Date: 
3 June 2013

Protest at privatisation of Coillte Woods 21st May 2013

TradeUnionTVIreland - YouTube

[Shell to Sea] This video also features Shell to Sea spokesperson Maura Harrington speaking at the protest

Natural Resources Alliance protest Leah Doherty, No Fracking Ireland at Dail Eireann, 21st May 2013
Press notice

Tuesday 21st May

- Protest against sell off of Coillte harvesting rights at Dail at 5.30pm

Posted Date: 
3 June 2013

Review of Ailliliú Fionnuala (Camden Palace, Cork)

Kevin Doyle

I first saw Donal Kelly perform the one-man show Catalpa in the mid-90s. Catalpa is the epic story of six Irish Fenians rescued from prison in Fremantle Prison in Western Australia in the 19th century.

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1 June 2013