"The government has relinquished control over the offshore areas of our industry. Norway was tough regarding oil companies from the start. You now have an almost embarrassingly large pension fund. The situation for Irish communities, however, is as in Ogoniland in Nigeria - oil is a curse,”
Behind the Story. What do people do when the law prevents them from protecting themselves? Irish documentary filmmaker Risteard O'Domhnaill witnessed firsthand the ten year battle of a small Irish village that stood up to the Shell Oil Company. In an interview with CIR, O'Domhnaill details his experience of making the movie and how one has to go behind the reports put forth by mainstream Irish media to get to the real story.