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May 2011

Artist's offshore exploration bid backed by architect

By: 
Lorna Siggins - Irish Times

A LEADING Swedish architect has given her support to an artist’s bid to tender for an offshore block in Irish waters which can be developed on behalf of the public.

The project, known as “Gazillion” and spearheaded by artist Colum Stapleton, is the subject of an exhibition at the Gyreum in Castlebaldwin, Co Sligo.

Posted Date: 
28 May 2011

Captured on film: Irish Davids take the fight to global Goliaths

By: 
Bob Flynn - The Scotsman
A documentary telling the story of how a small village in Ireland took on one of the biggest multinational companies in the world is proving to have global reach

Posted Date: 
28 May 2011

An Taisce secures leave to seek gas review

By: 
Lorna Siggins, The Irish Times

 

AN TAISCE has secured leave to pursue a second judicial review of State consents for the Corrib gas pipeline in north Mayo.

Mr Justice Michael Peart has granted leave in the High Court for the heritage body to seek a review of consents signed by former Fianna Fáil minister Pat Carey on February 25th last, the day of the general election.

Posted Date: 
27 May 2011

Shell drilling work at Aughoose stopped again

By: 
C - Rossport Solidarity Camp - Indymedia

On Tuesday afternoon (24th May), Shell work at the Aughoose compound was successfully stopped from 2pm for the rest of the day.

 

aughoose_indy1.jpg

Posted Date: 
26 May 2011

‘Party Against The Pipe’ to celebrate Shell resistance

By: 
Keith Bourke - Western People

SCORES of musical acts and performers are heading to the shores of Broadhaven Bay in north Mayo this June Bank Holiday weekend for an extraordinary three-day festival.

The ‘Party Against The Pipe’ will feature an eclectic mix of music, circus performance, art, children’s activities and free camping, celebrating a decade of resistance to the Corrib gas project.

Posted Date: 
26 May 2011

Shell office shut down

Join the continuous protests

Posted Date: 
26 May 2011

Corrib protestors block building and damage fencing

By: 
Áine Ryan - Mayo News

ANTI-CORRIB protestors, who were involved in a series of actions in north-west Mayo, blocked access to the Corrib Natural Gas building in Belmullet on Wednesday last to mark the Royal Dutch Shell AGM in The Hague and London and the company’s huge profits.
They also knocked and damaged Shell fencing at the Aughoose site on Saturday last, where preparatory work has started for the sub-sea tunnel under the Sruwaddacon estuary.

Posted Date: 
25 May 2011

A meeting in Mayo

By: 
Contaminated Crow - Indymedia

From Bhopal to Rossport

In Rossport an international solidarity meeting hears from activists of the Choctaw Nation, from Guatemala and from the campaign for justice in Bhopal

A MEETING IN MAYO

Posted Date: 
25 May 2011

RTE Radio1 - Fracking for gas in Lough Allen Basin, Ireland. Part 1

By: 
RTE Radio 1

From RTE Radio 1 Drivetime programme on fracking for gas in Lough Allen Basin (North West of Ireland and Northern Ireland). Here for archival purposes incase it disappears from their website Podcasts and expand its potential audience. Originally broadcast on 12th May 2011.
What the Frack

Posted Date: 
25 May 2011

Shell eyes up deep-sea resources with world's first floating natural gas rig

By: 
Fiona Harvey - The Guardian

 

Gas giant eschews Arctic oil rush to moor 500-metre, 600,000-tonne construction off Australian coast.

Shell unveils its plans for a vast offshore gas facility

Posted Date: 
25 May 2011