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Urgent call out! Shell have started work - Days of action this Fri 1st & Sat 2nd April

míol mór - Rossport Solidarity Camp

We are calling for people to come up & join the protests.

Come up straight away or join us for the Days of Action this Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd April. Accomodation & food provided, donations welcome. email or txt 0851141170 for details.

The injustice faced by the community here is symbolic of the corruption and problems faced by people all over Ireland. indy2.jpg

Posted Date: 
29 March 2011

Shell’s proposed work schedule

472 truck movements per day, coming your way
Shell is shortly expected to attempt construction of the Corrib onshore pipeline. Years later than originally planned, rerouted three times, the onshore pipeline remains the most controversial, dangerous and costly onshore pipeline to be constructed in Ireland.
We face over two years of yet more disruption; being surrounded by  heavy construction traffic, escorted truck convoys, noise and light pollution, van loads of Shell workers, Gardai and private security moving continuously between construction sites in our community.

Posted Date: 
29 March 2011

Hogan grants Shell foreshore licence

Lorna Siggins - Irish Times

ONE OF the last outstanding consent applications for the Corrib gas project was completed yesterday when Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan granted a foreshore licence to Shell EP Ireland.

The foreshore licence, which is subject to conditions, allows the lead developer to construct the final 8km section of pipeline linking the gas field to the terminal built inland at Ballinaboy.

Posted Date: 
27 March 2011

Shell to Sea highlights human rights abuses to UN

News Release: Issued by Shell to Sea - 25th March 2011

This week Shell to Sea sent in its submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review, which is due to review Ireland's human rights record in October 2011.

In its submission Shell to Sea highlighted some of the human rights abuses that have been inflicted on campaigners over the 11 years of opposition to Shell's inland refinery[1].

Dublin Shell to Sea slams Pat Rabbitte's refusal to revoke Shell consents

Dublin Shell to Sea spokesperson Caoimhe Kerins has slammed Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte’s refusal to revoke the consents, granted by previous minister Pat Carey to Shell E&P Ireland, for the onshore section of Corrib gas pipeline.

The consents were granted in controversial circumstances on the day of the recent general election, despite High Court proceedings being initiated by An Taisce and Erris residents against last January's An Bord Pleanála decision to grant permission for the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.

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