"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,”
Listen Pat O Donnell and Risteard O Domhnaill speak on WBAI, New York Radio on a St Patrick's Day special. There's about a 30 minute interview with the two.
How is it that this isn't being discussed like this on Irish radio and instead is on New York radio?
You can listen to it here: http://archive.wbai.org/
Look for the St. Patricks Day Programme (Thursday March 17 1:00pm) it starts 35 minutes into this show.