"The government has relinquished control over the offshore areas of our industry. Norway was tough regarding oil companies from the start. You now have an almost embarrassingly large pension fund. The situation for Irish communities, however, is as in Ogoniland in Nigeria - oil is a curse,”
Rossport Solidarity Camp Planning Forum and Building Weekend.
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On the bank holiday of the 4th to 7th of August you are invited to a weekend of planning, construction and fun at the Rossport Solidarity Camp in Erris, Co. Mayo.
This is intended to give people who cannot be on the camp a chance to participate more.
The weekend is planned to cover two areas; forums and practical work.
Forums; these are meetings for planning future strategies.
How can you help to make Rossport Solidarity Camp stronger for the future?
How can we all promote, fund, and gather materials for Rossport Solidarity Camp to better effect?
Privatisation of Natural Resources:
How do we raise the profile of the issue of privatisation of natural resources to a national level?
To debate issues not covered in the previous two meetings.
In order for the camp to remain a habitable environment during the winter participatory workshops are planned to work on site construction.
As always there will be delicious vegetarian and vegan food available, and a social event is planned, more details to follow…