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Would You Believe? - Feature Corduff family

The RTE show, Would You Believe?, this week featured the Corduff family's struggle against Shell and the State.  It was shown on RTE1 on the 25th Oct 09.

Features interviews with Willie, Mary and Liam Corduff as well as some footage from Pollathomais Pier on the 11th June 07.

Credit due to Mick Pello & co for producing and getting a show on RTE, finally, where some of the concerns with the Corrib Gas Project are aired.

See it online here:

http://www.rte.ie/player/#v=1058558

Shell to Sea Halt Illegal Shell Works for a Day

By: 
Jen Debender - Indymedia

Today, Wednesday 21 October, Shell to Sea stopped work at an illegal Shell site for the entire day when a campaigner climbed onto the arm of a digger which was laying bog mats, in preparation for drilling works.


Corrib Pipeline - A rough guide to the Oral Hearing

By: 
JM - Indymedia

Notes on An Bord Pleanala Oral Hearing

Corrib onshore gas pipeline application (An Bord Pleanala ref. 16 GA 0004, 16 DA 0004)

19th May – 25th June 2009

Produced by Pobal Chill Chomain
July 2009

The attached document comprises the majority of questioning put to the applicant (Shell E&P Ireland Ltd) by An Bord Pleanala, and includes a summary of the verbal responses given (NOTE: questions from Thursday June 11th not included).

Shell 'geotechnical' work under way in Mayo

By: 
LORNA SIGGINS - Irish Times

SHELL EP Ireland has said it is conducting authorised “geotechnical” work on private land in north Mayo in advance of a Bord Pleanála decision on its application for a new onshore pipeline route.

Erris community group Pobal Chill Chomáin has sought clarification from the planning board on the status of the work, which began last week on the proposed pipeline route. Shell-to-Sea spokeswoman Maura Harrington said the work “illustrates the unbridled arrogance of Shell”.

Work Stopped at Shell's Illegal Construction Site

By: 
Jen Debender - RSC - Indymedia

When asked about the legality of Shell's construction works, a garda replied 'Irrelevant'

This morning the 14 October, a local resident blocked the entrance gate to a Shell construction site for which there is no planning permission, refusing to move until some proof that Shell's actions are legal were provided.

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