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September 2011

Rossport, the trigger to revolution

By: 
radiopiratewoman

Posted Date: 
20 September 2011

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission – Paint Job

By: 
Seán Ryan - roaringandshouting.wordpress.com

For years I have been referring to the Garda Ombudsman as a “paint job.” I have done so out of my extensive experience of them, with regard to the various individuals, activists and organisations I have worked with. I have seen complaints accompanied by incontrovertible evidence of garda criminality result in garda vindication and vilification for those who dared to complain.

Posted Date: 
19 September 2011

IRMS continue to assault Corrib campaigners on public roads

Gardaí look on as Shell security continue to use unlawful force on peaceful protestors 

On Thursday last, the 15th September, Shell's private security force, IRMS continued their practice of using force on the public road as they see fit. Once again the Gardaí sat close by and witnessed this unlawful use of force by IRMS and allowed it to continue unimpeded.

IRMS hauling campaigners across a public road
IRMS hauling campaigners across a public road

Spanish join bid to find gas off Irish coast

By: 
Sunday Express Business Reporter

SPANISH oil giant Repsol is joining forces with American leviathan Exxon Mobil, Italy’s Eni and Irish oil minnow Providence Resources to drill a promising well off the west coast of Ireland. 

It is buying into the Providence Resources well Dunquin lying 120 miles offshore that could contain 8.3 trillion cubic feet of gas as well as oil.

The Spanish firm is picking up some of the equity in the well currently held by America’s Exxon Mobil and Eni.

Posted Date: 
18 September 2011

Providence set to drill offshore Ireland next month

By: 
Peter Flanagan - Irish Independent

[Shell to Sea] Please be advised that the Irish Independent is controlled by Tony O Reilly, who also owns oil & gas exploration company Providence Resources.

PROVIDENCE Resources is set to launch its drilling programme offshore Ireland next month, as the company begins a record programme of exploration around the country.

Posted Date: 
17 September 2011

17 in court over Corrib pipeline

By: 
RTE

17 people opposed to the Corrib gas project have appeared before Belmullet District Court on a range of public order charges.

Most of the charges relate to road blockades
Most of the charges relate to road blockades

Posted Date: 
15 September 2011

Award nomination for "The Chief"

By: 
Western People

ERRIS: Local fisherman Pat "The Chief" O'Donnell has been nominated for a film award for his "Civility, Decorum and Seamanship".

Mr O'Donnell is featured in The Pipe, a documentary that chronicles the lives of some of the people involved in opposition to the Corrib gas project.

The film won Best Chronicle and Best Original Score at the Maverick Movie Awards in Hollywood on Saturday night.  "The Chief" was nominated for "The Precious Award" at the ceremony.

Posted Date: 
15 September 2011

Shell's Compound Constantly Targeted by Protesters

By: 
j debender - Rossport Solidarity Camp - Indymedia

Fence climbing, trespassing, tractor climbing and more disruption of work in Aughoose, Co. Mayo

Posted Date: 
15 September 2011