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September 2015

Record interest in Irish offshore

Elaine Maslin - Offshore Engineer

The largest number of applications in an Irish offshore licensing round have been submitted in the 2015 Atlantic Margin Licensing Round. 

Posted Date: 
22 September 2015

Petition to Sign - Minister White: Don't reward Shell abuses in Ireland

Shell to Sea

[Shell to Sea]  The petition has now been submitted to Minister White.  Thanks to all who signed.

Don’t reward Shell abuses in Ireland!  We, the undersigned demand that you reject Shell's request to operate their dangerous raw gas pipeline that will be used to plunder Ireland’s resources.

Sign petition here:

Posted Date: 
17 September 2015

Play invites little people to stand up

Orla O’Sullivan - Irish Echo

What might a criminal and a nun have in common? That’s one of the questions asked by the first play to open in Origin’s 2015 1st Irish Festival, “Little Thing, Big Thing,” from Dublin’s Fishamble theatre company. A conscience is the answer that emerges.

Posted Date: 
10 September 2015

Fennelly report exposes the disabling weaknesses in Garda accountability

Vicky Conway - Irish Times

‘As regards the response of the Department, one gets a sense, distressingly, that the severity of what was involved was not appreciated for some time’

Posted Date: 
3 September 2015