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Political Party responses on renegotiating the oil & gas deal

On the 8th of February Shell to Sea emailed each of political party spokespeople for natural resources. Each party was asked:

If in government, would you renegotiate the current deals surrounding Ireland’s oil and gas resources to provide the people of Ireland with a greater return? What changes to the current system would you implement?

Fine Gael and the Green Party failed to respond

Below are the responses we received:

The Pipe wins Best Documentary at the Irish Film and Television Awards

Congratulations to Risteard Ó Domhnaill and all at The Pipe who won The George Morrison Feature Documentary Award at the Irish Film and Television Awards on Saturday night.

You can see Risteard Ó Domhnaill acceptance speech on the RTE website.  The Documentary Award section starts 19 minutes into the show. See it here:

Shell to Sea launch €540 Billion election note

Press Release Issued by Dublin Shell to Sea -11/03/11

At 2.00pm on Saturday 12th February, members of Dublin Shell to Sea will gather at the top of Grafton Street to distribute €540 billion ‘commemorative bank notes’ to members of the public, symbolising the cost to the exchequer of the extraordinary giveaway of Ireland’s oil and gas reserves.

Bord Pleanala protects Shell

Rudiger - RSC

Here is a video of the audio of a clip recorded from the An Bord Pleanala (ABP) Oral Hearing into the onshore pipeline for the Corrib Gas Project. Although it is very technical in detail in gives an insight into some of the oral hearing and also the way that some language is used to fudge, confuse, protect and hide.

TG4 screens The Pipe this Wednesday at 9.30pm

Mayo News

Award-Winning documentary, The Pipe, which chronicles the personal and community strife caused by the controversial Corrib gas project, will be shown on TG4 at 9.30pm tomorrow night, Wednesday, February 9. 

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