"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,”
With Erris fisherman Pat O'Donnell into his second month in Castlerea Prison, UK Shell to Sea supporters held a demonstration outside the Irish Embassy.
On Tuesday 16th March, a small but dedicated group of UK Shell to Sea supporters gathered at the Irish Embassy in London to remind the State that their unjust imprisonment of Pat O'Donnell has not gone unnoticed outside Mayo, and will not be forgotten. A poster and leaflet was delivered to the embassy, and accepted by a member of staff, who then spoke with members of the group.
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