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Good Friday walk 2014 - Glengad to Aughoose

This years Good Friday walk will take place on Friday 18th April 2014 starting at Glengad at 12 noon and will walk to Aughoose.  It is the tenth Good Friday walk to take place against the Corrib Gas project

Every year walkers bring the crosses bearing the names of the Ogoni Nine from a memorial ground across the road from Shell's Ballinaboy refinery site. The Ogoni Nine were a group of activists organising a peaceful movement demanding the survival of the Ogoni people in the face of destruction from the activities of Shell in the Niger delta. They were murdered by the Nigerian military dictatorship of the day at the behest of Shell in 1995.

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18 April 2014 - 12:00pm

Ed Vulliamy speaking about Corrib on Tonight with Vincent Browne

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Tonight with Vincent Browne

Ed Vulliamy speaking powerfully on Tonight with Vincent Browne about Corrib, the Garda Booze and the nexus between the corporations, State and media that has tried to silence peoples' concerns.

It starts 29mins into the show.

Posted Date: 
5 April 2014

Archbishop Tutu calls for independent inquiry into policing of Corrib gas project

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Lorna Siggins - Irish Times

Signatories supporting call by Afri include former UN assistant secretary general Denis Halliday and ex-Garda Sgt Bernard McCabe

South African archbishop Desmond Tutu and former United Nations assistant secretary general Denis Halliday have called for an “urgent and comprehensive” independent inquiry into the policing of the Corrib gas project.

They are among a group of signatories supporting the call by peace and justice group Afri, while the Front Line Defenders human rights organisation also said policing of the Corrib gas dispute should be included in “any Government inquiry” into Garda accountability.

Posted Date: 
29 March 2014

"Airing Erris", Episode 2

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Atlantic Stream

 

This is the second installment of "Airing Erris", a seminar on the media treatment of the Shell Corrib issue. The discussion is evolving to examine the relationship between vested interests and the media and their increasing control and interference in civil issues. Furthermore, could technological advances spell the end of traditional media and our reliance on them for our news? Speakers include; - Ed Villiamy The Observer) - William Hederman (Journalist) - Richie O Donnell (Director, The Pipe The Film)

Posted Date: 
16 March 2014

Gas, Gender, and Ideology: Reflections on a Prime Time Debate

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Amanda Slevin - Irish Left Review

As I sat in the audience of a Prime Time feature on Irish gas and oil (RTÉ, March 11, 2014), I wondered what I was doing there. I’m probably not the first person to ponder their attendance on such an occasion but it was a unique thought for me as I’ve been interested in the topic of Irish gas and oil for over 8 years.

Posted Date: 
16 March 2014
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