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Watchdog recommends disciplining senior garda


THE GARDA Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has recommended that disciplinary action be taken against a senior member of An Garda Síochána in relation to the handling of a protest over Corrib gas in north Mayo over two years ago.

Supt. Joe Gannon

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:

Shell to Sea Halt Illegal Shell Works for a Day

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

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


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”.

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