"That was the first time Ireland tested out the state – corporate nexus. What they were doing was very simple. They were sorting out their template here in Rossport. The line is: 'go in hard',"
Following several years of campaigning with the Shell to Sea campaign, Green Party TD Eamon Ryan has been appointed to the ministry with responsibility for the Corrib Gas project in Co Mayo. On Thursday (June 14th), Taoiseach Bertie Ahern appointed Ryan to the new portfolio of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, where his brief will include overseeing the controversial Corrib Gas project.